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VH

90-Capsules

Suitable for Vegetarians

£26.00

CholestSafe is a natural herbal remedy containing red yeast rice and policosanol to help lower high cholesterol naturally, including LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol), and maintain healthy cholesterol levels. CholestSafe supplement also helps to reduce high triglyceride levels.

CholestSafe supplement combines the actions of Red Yeast Rice, Policosanols, Phytosterols, Coenzyme Q10, Chromium Polynicotinate, EPA, Artichoke Leaf Extract and Guggul to help support high cholesterol levels.

Red Yeast Rice contains a small amount of lovastatin together with numerous other compounds that have been clinically evaluated and shown to reduce elevated cholesterol levels by approximately 30% within eight weeks without any side effects. Red Yeast Rice also contains Monacolin K which naturally helps to balance the ratio of HDLs (good cholesterol) to LDLs (bad cholesterol) by inhibiting the action of HMG-CoA reductase, an enzyme responsible for cholesterol synthesis in the liver.

CholestSafe capsules also contain guggul and artichoke which help to support the liver since this is the primary gland that manufactures and destroys cholesterol.

Our In-House pharmacist has written an article about CholestSafe:

Directions: As a food supplement, take one capsule of CholestSafe in the morning and two before bedtime, or as directed by your healthcare professional.  Peak levels of cholesterol production occur between the hours of 4.00 am and 6.00am and hence follow the dosage regime exactly.  Your GP must monitor your cholesterol levels regularly. 

If pregnant, nursing or taking any cholesterol-lowering medication, consult your healthcare practitioner before taking this product.  Your GP must monitor your cholesterol levels regularly. 

Three capsules contain: Chromium (as Chromium Polynicotinate) 200 mcg, Red Yeast Rice 600 mg, Policosanols (from Sugar Cane) 20 mg, Phytosterols Complex (from soy) 500 mg yielding total phytosterols 450 mg, Beta sitosterol 180 mg, Campesterol 90 mg, stigmasterol 66 mg, Coenzyme Q10 20 mg, Guggul Lipids Powder 200 mg, Artichoke (leaf) Extract 100 mg. Other ingredients: rice flour, vegetable stearate, vegetable cellulose,vegetarian leucine.

Ingredients Per Capsule: Weight
Red Yeast Rice (Monascus purpureus) 200mg
Phytosterol Complex 166.67mg
Yielding:  
Total Phytosterols 150mg
Beta Sitosterol 60mg
Campesterol 30mg
Stigmasterol 22mg
Rice Flour 156mg
Vegetable Cellulose (Capsule) 120mg
Guggul Lipids Powder 66.67mg
Artichoke (Cynara scolymus) Leaf Extract 33.34mg
Vegetarian Leucine 10.4mg
Coenzyme Q10 6.67mg
Policosanols 6.67mg
Chromium Polynicotinate 66.67mcg

What is CholestSafe?
CholestSafe is a natural herbal remedy containing red yeast rice and policosanol to help lower high cholesterol naturally

When is CholestSafe Recommended?
If you wish to help maintain cholesterol with a natural remedy.

How to use CholestSafe?
As a food supplement, take one capsule of CholestSafe in the morning and two before bedtime, or as directed by your healthcare professional.  Peak levels of cholesterol production occur between the hours of 4.00 am and 6.00am and hence follow the dosage regime exactly.  Your GP must monitor your cholesterol levels regularly. 

Are there any side effects of CholestSafe?
CholestSafe has no known side effects when taken as directed. Do not exceed the recommended tablet intake. In case of overdose, seek medical advice immediately.

What are the key nutrients included in CholestSafe?
CholestSafe supplement combines the actions of Red Yeast Rice, Policosanols, Phytosterols, Coenzyme Q10, Chromium Polynicotinate, EPA, Artichoke Leaf Extract and Guggul to help support high cholesterol levels.

Is CholestSafe a medicine?
No, CholestSafe is classified as a food supplement.  Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet.

Are there any side effects of CholestSafe?
CholestSafe has no known side effects when taken as directed. Do not exceed the recommended tablet intake. In case of overdose, seek medical advice immediately. Your GP must monitor your cholesterol levels regularly. 

What are contraindications for taking CholestSafe?
If pregnant, nursing or taking any cholesterol-lowering medication, consult your healthcare practitioner before taking this product. your healthcare practitioner.

Can I take with other oral Medications with CholestSafe?
CholestSafe is generally recognised as safe for use with most medications. Please allow at least two hours between intake of medications and supplements.

Can I take CholestSafe long-term?
CholestSafe can be taken in the longer term.

What happens if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose you can take it as soon as you remember, we advise that you follow the dose listed in the Instructions for use.  Do not exceed the daily does.

How should I store CholestSafe?
CholestSafe should be stored at room temperature (4-30°C), away from direct sunlight and sources of heat.

Can CholestSafe be taken during pregnancy and while breastfeeding?
If pregnant, nursing or taking any cholesterol-lowering medication, consult your healthcare practitioner before taking this product. your healthcare practitioner.

Is CholestSafe suitable for vegetarians?
CholestSafe is suitable for vegetarians.

What time of day should I take CholestSafe?  
The suggested dose is one capsule in the morning and two at night because the majority of cholesterol production occurs during the early hours of the morning.

How large are CholestSafe capsules?
CholestSafe capsules are approx 2cm long.

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Product Code: FSV0831

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