Label and Product Information

Label and product information should include:

  • Name of the medicine
  • Description of the medicine
  • Drug extract ratio is stated to show how much plant material was used for one part of extract
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions
  • Use in pregnancy and lactation
  • Effect on the ability to drive and operate machinery
  • Interactions with other medicines
  • Adverse effects
  • Dosage and administration
  • Overdosage
  • Shelf life, stability data and special precautions for storage
  • Name and address of the manufacturer
  • Controlled packaging, storage and transportation

Product Information

  • Extract amount and extract identity provided
  • The extraction solvent and concentration provided
  • List of excipients or inactive ingredients
  • Supply of Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) document in the primary pack (as a package insert) or in electronic form via pharmacy computers.