Swissmedic-approved patient information
SabCaps® soft capsules
OM Pharma Suisse SA
What is SabCaps and when is it used?
SabCaps is a herbal medicine and contains an extract of saw palmetto fruit (Serenoa repens (Sabal serrulata)). SabCaps is used for complaints resulting from the onset of enlargement of the prostate (prostate gland) such as urinary urgency, delayed urination, weak or interrupted stream of urine, dribbling, feeling of incomplete emptying.
What should that be? be observed?
If the prostate problems persist or increase, a medical examination is necessary.
When should SabCaps not be taken or only with caution? h2>
Do not use if you are known to be hypersensitive to the active substance or to an excipient (see «What does SabCaps contain?»).
SabCaps is not intended for children and adolescents under the age of 18 and for Definitely women.
Inform your doctor, pharmacist or druggist if you
- suffer from other diseases,
- Have allergies or
- take other medicines (including those you bought yourself!)!
How do you use SabCaps?
Men take 1 soft capsule once a day with plenty of liquid with a meal. A longer duration of therapy is possible, but should be discussed with the doctor. Follow the dosage given in the package leaflet or prescribed by your doctor. If you think the medicine is too weak or too strong, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or druggist.
SabCaps is not for use in children and adolescents under 18 years of age and for women.
What side effects can SabCaps have?
The following side effects can occur when taking SabCaps: in rare cases, light stomach -Intestinal problems.
If you notice any side effects, contact your doctor, pharmacist or druggist. This also applies in particular to side effects that are not listed in this leaflet.
What else needs to be considered?
The medicinal product may only be used up to the on the container marked «EXP».
Store at room temperature (15-25 °C).
Keep out of the reach of children.
Your doctor, pharmacist or druggist can provide you with further information.< /p>
What does SabCaps contain?
1 soft capsule contains:
< p>320 mg saw palmetto fruit extract (Serenoa repens
(W.Bartram) Small (Syn. Sabal serrulata
(Michx.) Schult.f.), fructus), drug Extract ratio 9-11:1, extractant ethanol 96% v/v.
Succinylated gelatine, glycerol 85%, purified water, glycerol , titanium dioxide (E171), iron oxide yellow (E172).
< h2>Where can you get SabCaps? What packs are available?
In pharmacies and drugstores, without a doctor's prescription.
Packs of 50 and 100 soft capsules.
OM Pharma Suisse SA, Villars-sur-Glâne
This leaflet was last checked by the medicines authority (Swissmedic) in March 2022.< /strong>