What is Lestrin Plant Sterols Vanilla?
Lestrin Plant Sterols Vanilla tablets are a supplement that will help to maintain the blood cholesterol levels and even reduce it if it is higher than normal. The tablets contain plant sterols that help to achieve this. Each tablet contains 500mg of Beta-sitosterol.
What are plant sterols?
Plant sterols are a subgroup of steroids that are found naturally in plants. The sterol in these tablets, beta-sitosterol, is a plant sterol that has a structure similar to that of cholesterol, which is another type of sterol. Beta-sitosterol is found in vegetable oils, nuts, avocados, and is some salad dressings.
Who are these tablets suitable for?
These tablets are suitable to be used by people who are suffering from high cholesterol.
Can these tablets be used by someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding?
No, these tablets are not suitable for anyone who is pregnant or breastfeeding. For any advice of supplements, speak to a doctor or midwife.
How should Lestrin Plant Sterols Vanilla Tablets be used?
Take two tablets twice a day with a meal. Do not use these tablets as a meal replacement and only use them in conjunction with a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle. Keep the tablets out of reach of children at all times and store them in a cool, dry place.
Are there any side effects?
A high level of Beta-sitosterol can lead to an increased risk of heart disease, particularly in men who have suffered from a heart attack in the past. If you notice any side effect when using these tablets, then you can record them using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.
Make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
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Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
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