Metatone Original Flavour Tonic 500ml
Metatone Original Flavour Tonic 500ml
£7.59 Save: £0.54 RRP: £8.13
Weight: 550g (includes packaging)
Metatone is a tonic containing vitamins and minerals that is used to help restore health and vitality after illnesses, such as a colds and flu, or when you are feeling tired and run down.
Metatone provides a combination of Vitamin B1 and four essential minerals in a liquid formula, which help provide a gentle boost during and after illness.
Adults, children over 12 years and elderly people:
Take before meals. One or two 5 ml spoonfuls two or three times a day. Do not take more than 30 ml Metatone each day.
Children over 6 years old:
Take before meals. One 5 ml spoonful two or three times a day. Do not take more than 15 ml Metatone each day.
Do not give to children under 6 years, except on the advice of your doctor.
Dilute if required. When diluted with water use within 14 days.
If you miss a dose take or give one as soon as you remember unless it is nearly time for the next dose. Do not take or give an extra dose to make up for the one missed.
If you use too much tell your doctor straight away if you or your child drink too much of this medicine.
Do not use this medicine:
- if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to any of the ingredients of Metatone
- for a child who is less than 6 years old.
Metatone is not known to interfere with other medicines.
Talk to your doctor before taking Metatone if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
This product contains amaranth (E123) which may cause an allergic reaction. If this happens, stop taking the medicine and get medical help straight away.
This product contains glucose and sucrose. It may be harmful to your teeth.
If you have been told by your doctor that you or your child has an intolerance to some sugars, consult your doctor before using Metatone.
This product contains approximately 10% ethanol (alcohol). Each 5ml spoonful contains 420mg ethanol, equivalent to 10ml beer or 4ml wine per dose. This may be harmful to those suffering from alcoholism. This should also be taken into account in pregnant or breastfeeding women, and high risk groups such as patients with liver disease or epilepsy.
This product contains 16.4 mg sodium per 5 ml dose. This should be taken into consideration by patients on a controlled sodium diet.
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Stop taking the medicine and tell your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:
- Difficulty swallowing or breathing
- Swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat
- Skin rash
The above symptoms may mean you are having a severe allergic reaction to this medicine.
Stop taking the medicine if you experience any of the following:
- Abdominal discomfort,
- diarrhoea or constipation (frequency unknown)
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
Store below 25°C. Keep the bottle upright in its original carton. Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use Metatone after the date (month and year) printed after "EXP" on the box. If the expiry date has passed, take the product back to your pharmacist for safe disposal. Do not use if the bottle cap seal is broken or damaged when you buy it.
Thiamine hydrochloride (Vitamin B1) 500 micrograms, calcium glycerophosphate 45.6 mg, potassium glycerophosphate 45.6 mg, sodium glycerophosphate 22.8 mg and manganese glycerophosphate NFX 697 micrograms, sucrose, phosphoric acid, glucose syrup, sodium citrate, ethanol, amaranth (E123), caramel (E150), mixed oils (composed of Bitter Orange Oil, Orange Oil, Nutmeg Oil, Clove Oil, Cassia Oil, Anethole and Caraway Oil) and water.