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Logo SYSTANE™ VITAMIN Capsules

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

SYSTANE VITAMIN Capsules

COMPOSITION:
Nutrition Information
Composition Per Softgel Capsule Per 100 g % RDA
Total Omega-3 Fatty Acids
(as ethyl ester)
500 mg 41.7 g 
Eicosapentanoic acid (EPA) 264 mg 22.3 g 
Docosahexanoic acid (DHA) 139 mg 11.6 g  
Vitamin E (dl-alpha-tocopheryl acetate) 5 mg 0.4 g 83%
Total fat 0.5 g 41.7 g  
Energy value 10 kcal
41.84 kJ
834 kcal
3489.50 kJ
 
Ingredients: Omega-3 fatty acids (eicosapentanoic acid, docosahexanoic acid) from highly refined fish oil (from anchovies, mackerel, and sardines), Vitamin E (dl-alpha-tocopheryl acetate).
Anti-oxidants: rosemary extract (E392), tocopherol-rich extract (E306), ascorbyl palmitate (E304(i)); gelling agent: gelatin; carriers: highly refined soybean oil, saturated fatty acids; stabilizers: glycerol (E422), pectin (E440), citric acid (E330), calcium chloride (E509).

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Vitamin E contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress.

INDICATIONS:
SYSTANE VITAMIN is recommended as a nutritional supplement to increase the total dietary intake of nutrients.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.

WARNINGS:
Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.
Do not use if the safety seal under cap is broken or missing.
Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a well-balanced, varied diet.
Softgel capsules should be consumed whole. Do not consume damaged softgel capsules.
If you are taking prescription medications or are being treated for a medical condition, you should consult your healthcare professional before taking this (or any) food supplement.

INTERACTIONS:
Interactions of SYSTANE VITAMIN with other medications have not been specifically evaluated.

PREGNANCY AND LACTATION:
The safety of use in pregnancy and lactation has not been established.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Take two softgel capsules daily, or as recommended by a healthcare professional.

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a well balanced and varied diet.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
None known.

IDENTIFICATION:
Round brownish opaque softgel capsule.

PRESENTATION:
Polyethylene bottle and white cap containing 60 capsules.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store in a cool, dry place with the lid tightly closed.
Use before expiry date on the container.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS:
Alcon Laboratories (SA) (Pty) Ltd
65 Peter Place
Bryanston Extension 13
2191

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
12 December 2012

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Source: Pharmaceutical Industry

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