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Ellura®

Supports urinary tract health and helps reduce the frequency of recurrent cystitis

Ellura

Ellura is a natural medicine that has been been shown to support urinary tract health and help reduce the frequency of recurrent cystitis.

 

When you are experiencing pain or a burning sensation while urinating, it can be quite uncomfortable. This sensation is often associated with cystitis, which is fairly common especially in women. But did you know there are ways to help lessen the chances of experiencing recurrent cystitis? If you are looking for a way to help take control of recurrent cysitis, Ellura may be right for you.

 

Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare professional. If pain or irriation persists for more than 48 hours, consult your healthcare professional. The presence of blood in the urine warrants immediate medical attention.

Ellura’s one-a-day formula has been shown to help:

Keep harmful bacteria  in the urinary tract under control

Keep harmful bacteria in the urinary tract under control

Research suggests it can help prevent harmful bacteria from sticking to the urinary tract wall2,3

Reduce the occurence of cystitis

Reduce the occurence of cystitis

Clinically shown to help reduce the frequency of recurrent cystitis2

Support urinary tract health

Support urinary tract health

Continual use may aid in flushing away harmful bacteria regularly to help maintan urinary tract health2,3

Research & Evidence

Ellura: Key Ingredient

Ellura contains an exclusive extract of Vaccinium macrocarpon, more commonly known as cranberry. The key active ingredient in cranberries that make them beneficial for  supporting urinary tract health is proanthocyanidins (PACs). 36 mg of bioactive PACs is the clinically researched dose shown to help prevent harmful bacteria attaching to the urinary tract wall.2

Learn more about Vaccinium macrocarpon
trials & studies
36 mg of PACs in every capsule
This is the number of PACs that has been clinically researched and recommended worldwide

Food for thought: Did you know that research has shown that 44% of cases of cystitis will suffer a recurrent episode within 12 months? 1 Find out more about how Ellura can help to improve the health of your urinary tract.

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Using Ellura

Recommended dosage & directions

Ellura can be taken at first signs of recurrent cystitis to help keep harmful bacteria in the urinary tract under control and can be used ongoing to help maintain urinary tract health and help reduce the frequency of recurrent cystitis.

 

Recommended dosage and directions

 

Adults and adolescents 12 years and over: take 1 capsule daily, or as directed by your healthcare professional.

 

For ongoing urinary tract support, continue taking Ellura or use as recommended by your healthcare professional.

 

Children <12 years: Discuss with your healthcare professional.   

 

Ellura is generally well tolerated based on clinical research and years of worldwide use. Please consult the FAQs below for specific information on tolerability and interactions. It is recommended that you talk to your healthcare professional if you have any questions about the use of Ellura.

 

If you have current or a history of kidney stones or kidney disease, it is recommended that you talk to your healthcare professional before taking Ellura.

 

If pain or irriation persists for more than 48 hours, consult your healthcare professional. The presence of blood in the urine warrants immediate medical attention.

 

Distributed by Soho Flordis International South Africa (Pty) Ltd.  |  Company Registration no.  004/035255/07.
This unregistered medicine has not been evaluated by the SAHPRA for its quality, safety or intended use.

Active ingredient
American cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon)

Each capsule contains Cranberry fruit juice powder, equiv. fresh fruit 50g standardized to 36mg proanthocyanidins (PACs) calculated as procyanidin A2

FAQs

Ellura has been used worldwide to help reduce the frequency of recurrent cystitis and to support urinary tract health. Each batch of Ellura is made using concentrated cranberry juice extract that contains  36 mg of bioactive PACs in every single capsule. This is the same amount of PACs that has been clinically researched to help reduce the ocurrence of cystitis2-4  through helping to prevent harmful bacteria from attaching to the urinary tract wall. 5 That’s why you can be confident that Ellura can offer the same benefits demonstrated in the clinical trials.

 

Natural medicines can vary considerably depending on the species of plant chosen, the way it is grown and harvested, the extraction and the production processes. So it’s essential to ensure the product you’re getting is the same as the one shown in clinical research to support urinary tract health.

Ellura can be taken alongside common medicines for urinary tract health as there are no known reported interactions with these medicines. However, it is always recommended you talk to your healthcare professional before taking medicines in combination. 

 

If you are taking or plan to take blood thinning agents (such as anti-coagulants like warfarin and aspirin) talk to your healthcare professional before starting Ellura. These types of medicines may be affected by Ellura or may affect how well it works.

Although there are no known interactions in pregnancy and breastfeeding when using Ellura, it is recommended to speak with your healthcare professional before starting Ellura if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. 

Before giving to children under the age of 12 years of age seek advice from a healthcare professional. For children over 12 years the dosage is 1 capsule daily with water.

Ellura is not expected to cause drowsiness or affect your ability to drive or use machines.

There is no data regarding the use of Ellura before or during surgery. It is important to first discuss this with your healthcare professional, including your anaesthetist and surgeon, before surgery.

Ellura capsules are vegan friendly.

Ellura capsules contain a concentrated extract of cranberry juice powder standardised to 36 mg proanthocyanidins (PACs) and and do not contain any added dairy, lactose, gluten, soy, wheat, yeast, corn, artificial flavours, colours or sweeteners.

 

If you are in doubt ask your healthcare professional, read the label and package insert, or contact us.

No, Ellura does not contain lactose.

There is no added gluten (or gluten containing ingredients) in Ellura.

Ellura is available from pharmacies, selected health food stores and natural health practitioners. Click on Find a Store to find a list of pharmacies and practitioners in your area that either stock Ellura or will know how to order Ellura. Even if your local pharmacy is not on the list, they will be able to order it in for you.

References

  1. Ikäheimo et al. Clin Infect Dis. 1996 Jan;22(1):91-9. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8824972?report=abstract
  2. Bianco L et al. J Am Geriatr Soc 2012; 60:1180-1. This work was supported by the National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health and Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center at Yale University School of Medicine with financial interest from Pharmatoka. Pharmatoka had no role in gathering or preparation or in writing of the manuscript.
  3. Botto H & Neuzillet Y. Scandinavian Journal of Urology and Nephrology 2010; 44: 165-8.
  4. Uberos J et al. Open Access Journal of Clinical Trials 2012;4:31-38.
  5. Howell AB et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2010:94:1-11. Reseach conducted by Howell et al with financial interest from Pharmatoka.

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