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Logo PHYTOPAUSE
PHYTOPAUSE FORTE
PHYTOPAUSE BSF

SCHEDULING STATUS:
Not applicable

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

PHYTOPAUSE
        (capsules)
PHYTOPAUSE FORTE
        (capsules)
PHYTOPAUSE BSF
        (tablets)

COMPOSITION:
Each Phytopause capsule contains 150 mg soy isoflavones extract 40% equivalent to
soy isoflavones 60 mgs
Other ingredients: Modified starch, magnesium stearate

Each Phytopause Forte capsule contains 300 mg soy isoflavones extract 40% equivalent to soy isoflavones120 mg
Other ingredients: Modified starch, magnesium stearate

Each Phytopause BSF (Bone Support Formula) tablet contains 120 mg soy isoflavones extract 40% equivalent to soy isoflavones 48 mg, 150 mg elemental Calcium, 75 mg elemental Magnesium and 100 iu Vitamin D3.
Other ingredients: Talc, magnesium stearate and PVP.
All products are free from preservatives, sugar and gluten.

PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A: 34 Other

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Soy isoflavones (also referred to as phyto-oestrogens) work by attaching themselves to oestrogen sites and regulate oestrogert levels in the body. Soy isoflavones play an oestrogenic role when the estrogen levels are low.

INDICATIONS:
Phytopause and Phytopause Forte:
Dietary supplement to assist in the symptomatic relief of menopausal symptoms including hot flushes and night sweats.
Phytopause BSF: Is indicated where calcium supplementation is necessary to retain or improve bone density in menopausal women (magnesium is required to enable the body to metabolise calcium while vitamin D assists with the resorption of calcium).

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
Hypersensitivity to soya or soya based products.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Phytopause should preferably be taken with a meal and should be taken approximately the same time each day. Results are normally seen three to fve weeks after starting treatment.
Phytopause: 1 capsule once a day.
Phytopause Forte: 1 capsule once a day.
Phytopause BSF: 2 tablets once a day. Or as directed by your Healthcare Professional.
It is recommended that you inform your Healthcare Professional that you are taking Phytopause.

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
No known side-effects have been reported.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
No known symptoms of overdosage have been reported.

IDENTIFICATION:
Phytopause: Capsules of flesh opaque body and grey opaque cap filled with a brownish coloured powder.
Phytopause Forte: Capsules of flesh opaque body and pink opaque cap flled with a brownish coloured powder
Phytopause BSF: Brown,speckled,biconvex,oval-shaped tablet with a breakline on one side and plain on the other side.

PRESENTATION:
Phytopause: Blister packs of 30 capsules
Phytopause Forte: Blister packs of 30 capsules
Phytopause BSF: Blister packs of 60 tablets.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store in a cool (below 25°C), dry place. Protect from moisture.
Keep out of reach of children

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS:
Pharma Dynamics (Pty) Ltd
F02 Grapevine House
Steenberg Office Park
Westlake
7945

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
August 2002

New to this site: March 2003
Source: Pharmaceutical Industry

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