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P H A R M A N E X P R O D U C T I N F O R M AT I O N PA G E

Vein Formula
STRENGTHEN VASCULAR INTEGRITY*

Positioning Statement
Vein Formula provides clinically-beneficial antioxidants and nutrients to support the integrity and function of blood vessels and veins in the legs. *

Who Should Use This Product?


As a dietary supplement, Vein Formula is intended for adults desiring nutritional and antioxidant support for the veins and blood vessels in their legs. *

Concept
Unsightly veins are evidence of weakened circulatory health. The network of arteries, veins, capillaries, and venules carry oxygen and vital nutrients throughout your body. With age, the integrity of circulatory vessels weakens and can be evident in the legs. Leg health and appearance are also affected by gender. Women are twice as likely as men to experience leg vein concerns. In addition, menopause and associated hormonal changes, obesity, genetics, prolonged standing, lack of physical activity, and an unbalanced diet all contribute to weak viens. But now theres a supplement that helps nutritionally reinforce the circulatory health of your legs. Delivering clinically tested nutrients that help maintain circulation and leg vein health, Vein Formula helps keep legs looking attractive and healthy. Vein Formula provides two powerful antioxidantspatented grape seed extract and buffered vitamin Cthat work synergistically to help protect the integrity of your legs circulatory system. This ingredient combination helps boost leg tone and integrity while maintaining normal blood circulation and water balance in the legs. *

Did You Know?


90% of the blood traveling from your legs back to your chest is carried by the deep veins located within the muscles The other 10% of the blood returning to your heart travels through veins closer to the surface According to the American College of Phlebology, about 80 million Americans have unsightly veins Women are up to four times more likely than men to develop unsightly leg veins

Frequently Asked Questions


What is this product intended to do? Vein Formula is a supplement that helps nutritionally reinforce the circulatory network of the legs. This product delivers clinically tested nutrients that help maintain blood vessel and leg vein health, keeping legs looking attractive and healthy.* What ingredients does Vein Formula have? Vein Formula provides two powerful antioxidantspatented grape seed extract and buffered vitamin Cthat work together to help protect the integrity of your legs circulatory system. This ingredient combination helps maintain leg vein integrity, which can support normal blood circulation and water balance in the legs. * How are the ingredients in this product standardized? Masqueliers original OPCs from grape seed extract are standardized to provide 98% polyphenolic compounds. The polyphenolic compounds are present as 65% proanthocyanidins (OPC), 30% OPC precursors (catechin, epicatechin), and 3% gallic acid.

Primary Benefits
Promotes leg vein circulatory health* Helps maintain normal water balance in the legs*

What Makes This Product Unique?


Contains a synergistic balance of two proven antioxidantspatented grape seed extract (Masqueliers OPC 85) and vitamin C Supported by clinical research Scientifically proven to be safe and effective

*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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Vein Formula
Who should take Vein Formula? Vein Formula is intended for adults who wish to provide specialized dietary supplementation to maintain healthy leg vein circulatory health. * How does Vein Formula work? Vein Formula delivers clinically tested nutrients that help maintain leg vein circulatory health, keeping legs looking attractive and healthy. The ingredients in this product also help maintain normal water balance in the legs. * Why is our product unique? Competing products are formulated with horse chestnut seed extract, which contains escin and esculin ingredients, both of which have potential safety concerns. Pharmanex Vein Formula uses only 100% clinically safe nutritional ingredients. Are there scientific studies validating this product? Masqueliers original OPCs from grape seed extract are well supported for their vascular benefits. Dr. Masquelier and his colleagues spent over 40 years exploring this interesting group of compounds. Research has demonstrated the potent antioxidant benefits and has begun to show the in vivo interaction of the different antioxidants, such as the vitamin C sparing effect. As the research progressed, OPCs and related flavonoids were found to possess many beneficial properties, many of which are related to the vascular system. Is Vein Formula safe? All of the ingredients in Vein Formula are known to be safe at the recommended amounts. There are no known side effects. Vein Formula is designed for adults and should not be taken by children. If you are pregnant or nursing, or have a known medical condition, consult a healthcare professional before taking this product.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size One Tablet
Amount Per Serving %Daily Value*

Vitamin C (as Calcium Ascorbate) Grape Seed Extract (as Masquelier original OPCs)**
*Daily Value not established.

60 mg 75 mg

100% *

Other Ingredients: Calcium Carbonate, Carboxymethylcellulose, Magnesium Stearate, Silicon Dioxide, Titanium Dioxide.

Directions for Use


Take one (1) tablet with liquid twice daily between meals. If desired, take two (2) tablets with liquid twice daily between meals. Do not exceed six (6) tablets per day. Store in a cool, dry place.

Warnings
Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant or lactating, or taking prescription medication, consult a physician prior to use.

Key Scientific Studies


1. Wegmwski, J. Robert, A.M. Moczar, M. The effect of procyanidolic oligomers on the composition of normal and hypercholesterolemic rabbit aortas. Biochem Pharmacol, 1984; 33(21): 34913497. 2. Uchida, Shinji et al. Condensed tannins scavenge active oxygen free radicals. Med Sci Res, 15 1987; 831832. 3. Rabl H.; Khoschsorur G.; Petek W.I. Antioxidative vitamin treatment: Effect on lipid peroxidation and limb swelling after revascularization operations. World Journal of Surgery, 1995; 19(5):738744. 4. Mahmoodian F; Peterkofsky B. Vitamin C deficiency in guinea pigs differentially affects the expression of type IV collagen, laminin, and elastin in blood vessels. J Nutr, 1999 Feb; 129(1): 8391.

*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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