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Ellura®

Supports urinary tract health

Ellura

Ellura is a different way to maintain urinary tract and bladder health. 

 

Backed by years of clinical research, Ellura helps reduce the frequency of medically diagnosed cystitis in both children and adults.1-4

 

Ellura contains a concentrated cranberry juice powder, standardised to provide the recommended daily dose of 36mg* of bioactive proanthocyanidins (PACs) in each capsule. 

Always read the label. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, worsen, or change unexpectedly, consult your health professional.

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Ellura has been shown to help:

Aid flushing of the urinary tract

Aid flushing of the urinary tract

Research suggests it can help prevent bacteria from sticking to the urinary tract wall1,2

Reduce the occurrence of medically diagnosed cystitis

Reduce the occurrence of medically diagnosed cystitis

Clinically shown to help reduce the frequency of recurrent cystitis1

Support urinary tract health

Support urinary tract health

Continual use may aid in flushing away bacteria regularly to help maintain urinary tract health1,2

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 bacteria attaching to the urinary tract wall.1

More about Vaccinium macrocarpon
trials & studies
36 mg of PACs in every capsule
This is the clinically researched amount of PACs that has been recommended worldwide1

What people are saying about Ellura...

Confidence helps with my work. When I have recurrent cystitis, I don’t feel I can give it 100%. I found out about Ellura through a friend and I’ve never looked back. I will definitely continue to take Ellura every day.

- Hannah, Event planner from Sydney

Did you know that in a 1 year study of women suffering recurrent cystitis, 44% of the cases suffered a recurrent episode within 12 months? 5 Find out more about how Ellura can help to improve the health of your urinary tract.

Our Source to Patient philosophy

Why are the details important?

 

The finer details of our medicines help ensure that you can feel confident that you are taking a reliable healthcare product. What you see in clinical studies is what you get in our products.

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Using Ellura

Recommended dosage & directions

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

 

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 health professional.

 

Children under 12 years: Discuss with your health professional.   

 

Ellura is generally well tolerated based on clinical research and years of worldwide use. If you have current or a history of kidney stones or kidney disease, it is recommended that you talk to your health professional before taking Ellura. It is recommended that you talk to your health professional if you have any questions about the use of Ellura.

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

Always read the label. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, worsen, or change unexpectedly, consult your health professional.

Active ingredient
American cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon)

Each capsule contains Vaccinium macrocarpon (cranberry) juice powder 206mg, equivalent to: 

  • fresh fruit 50g standardised to 36mg proanthocyanidins calculated as procyanidin A2

FAQs

Ellura has been used worldwide to help reduce the frequency of medically diagnosed cystitis and to support urinary tract health. Each batch of Ellura is made using a concentrated cranberry juice extract that contains 36mg of bioactive PACs in every capsule. This is the same amount of PACs that has been clinically researched to help reduce the ocurrence of cystitis through helping to prevent harmful bacteria from attaching to the urinary tract wall.2-5 That’s why you can be confident that Ellura can offer the same benefits demonstrated in the clinical trials.

Medicines with naturally sourced active ingredients 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 to talk to a health professional before taking medicines in combination. 

If you are taking or plan to take blood-thinning agents (anti-coagulants such as warfarin or asprin) talk to your health 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 health professional. For children over 12 years the dosage is 1 capsule daily with water.

Ellura is not expected to cause drowsiness or affect the 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 with AUST L 282868 printed on the front of the carton contain a vegetarian capsules and are vegan friendly.

An older formulation of Ellura capsules with AUST L 214305 printed on the front of the carton are not vegan friendly as they contain a gelatin capsule derived from fish.

Ellura is suitable for vegetarians. Ellura has no added gluten, wheat, yeast, soy, dairy, egg, sugar, artificial colours, flavours or sweeteners. 

For consumers: Ellura is available from natural health practitioners, leading pharmacies and health food stores or can be ordered directly from us on our website.

If you prefer to find it in your area, click the Find Flordis button above and follow the instructions, you will be able to find a list of places close by that either stock it or will know how to order it in. Even if your local health food store or clinic is not on the list, most will be able to order Ellura in for customers when requested.

Within health food stores and pharmacies, Ellura products can be found within the professional services section or behind the pharmacist’s dispensary counter.

For health professional dispensaries: The Flordis range of integrative medicine can be ordered at most leading natural health care distributors. Learn more

References

  1. Bianco L et al., J Am Geriatr Soc 2012; 60:1180-1. 
  2. Botto H & Neuzillet Y., Scand J of Urol and Nephrol 2010; 44: 165-8.
  3. Uberos J et al., Open Access J of Clinical Trials 2012;4:31-38.  Funded by the Carlos III Institute of Health for Clinical Research, Madrid, Spain.
  4. Howell AB et al., BMC Infectious Diseases 2010:94:1-11.
  5. Ikäheimo et al., Clin Infect Dis. 1996 Jan;22(1):91-9. 

Ellura™ is a trademark of Pharmatoka.

 

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