All for women – Primeve Plus

Did you know that Primeve Plus is South Africa’s number one evening primrose oil supplement?1

Primeve Plus is a nutritional supplement that is especially designed for women of all ages (9 years and older). It’s a general well-being supplement that maintains overall female health, and it may assist with alleviating specific symptoms associated with premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and menopause. 

What are the benefits of the ingredients of Primeve Plus?

Evening Primrose Oil
  • May be used to help improve and decrease the severity of breast tenderness7.
  • May decrease the intensity of menopausal hot flashes8.
  • Involved in normal psychological function.
  • Contributes to normal energy yielding metabolism.
  • Plays a role in reducing tiredness and fatigue.
  • Helps to balance electrolytes.
  • Maintains bones and muscle function.
Vitamin B69
  • Contributes to normal psychological function.
  • Assists with the regulation of hormonal activity.
  • Plays a role in energy yielding metabolism.
  • Contributes to the normal functioning of the nervous system.
  • Plays a role in reducing tiredness and fatigue.
Vitamin E10
  • A natural antioxidant essential for the maintenance of healthy skin.
  • Protects cells from the effects of free radicals.
  • Contributes to normal fertility and reproduction.
  • Helps to maintain healthy skin and nails.
  • Contributes to the maintenance of normal bones.
  • Helps to maintain immune function.

Primeve Plus comes in pack sizes of 30, 60 and 90 soft gel capsules and is available at Dis-Chem, Clicks and selected independent pharmacies throughout South Africa. 

Please consult your doctor before using any supplements during and post treatment.


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Proprietary name (and dosage form): Primeve Plus capsules. Composition: Each capsule contains: 350 mg Evening Primrose Oil (providing 210 mg LA (Linoleic Acid), 27 mg GLA (Gamma-Linolenic Acid)), 60 mg Magnesium, 24 mg Vitamin B6, 15 IU Vitamin E, 4 mg Zinc. Name and business address:iNova Pharmaceuticals (Pty) Ltd., Co. Reg. No.1952/001640/07, 15E Riley Road, Bedfordview. Tel. No.011 087 0000. Further information is available on request from iNova Pharmaceuticals. IN515/18. This medicine has not been evaluated by the Medicines Control Council. This medicine is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. For more information, please contact your healthcare provider.