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DORMEASAN SLEEP VALERIAN-HOPS ORAL DROPS

Active substance(s): HOPS LIQUID EXTRACT / VALERIAN EXTRACT

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Patient Information Leaflet

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Dormeasan
Sleep

Valerian-Hops oral drops

Important things you need
to know

1. What this product is
for

2. Before you use this
product

This product is used for the
temporary relief of sleep
disturbances resulting from
mild anxiety.

Dormeasan Sleep is a traditional
herbal medicinal product used for
the temporary relief of:

Do not take this product

This product is suitable for
adults over 18 years. It is not
known to be habit forming.
Don't take this product if
you are allergic to any of the
ingredients: see section 6.
Don't take this product if you
are already taking another
medicine to help you sleep or
for anxiety.
Before you take this
product: read section 2.

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Dosage instructions: see
section 3.

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Using Dormeasan Sleep

Information

Talk to your doctor if your
symptoms worsen or you do
not feel any benefit from this
product within 4 weeks.
Side effects are minor: see
section 4.
Now read the rest of this leaflet
carefully. Keep this leaflet. You
may need to read it again.

Sleep disturbances resulting
from mild anxiety
This is based on traditional use only.

If you are under 18 years of age.
If you are already taking another
medicine to help you sleep or
for anxiety.
If you are taking another
medicine which is affected by
alcohol.
If you are allergic to any of the
ingredients in this product (see
section 6 Further Information).
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

You should also know
This medicinal product contains
62 vol % ethanol (alcohol), i.e.
up to 420 mg per 30 drop dose,
equivalent to 11 ml beer (less
than a tablespoon) or 4 ml wine
(less than a teaspoon) per dose.
If you suffer from alcoholism the
alcohol content of this product
may be harmful.
If you are in a high-risk group
(patients with liver disease or
epilepsy) you should consider
the alcohol content before taking
this product.

Driving and using machines
This product is intended to
help you fall asleep. If you feel
drowsy do not drive or operate
machinery.
The effects of this product
may be increased by alcohol.
Excessive use of alcohol should
therefore be avoided.

3. How to use this
product
Adults and the elderly:
To aid sleep: Take 30 drops in a
little water or fruit juice half an
hour before bedtime.
This product may also be used
to relieve the symptoms of mild
anxiety: Take 10-20 drops in a little
water or fruit juice once or twice
daily.
Do not take more than 70 drops
a day.
The effects of this product may not
be felt immediately. You may need
to take it for up to 4 weeks for best
results.
Don't take more than the
recommended dose.
This product is not known to be
habit forming.

If you take too much
If you feel ill, talk to your doctor.
Taking too much is unlikely to
be harmful.
Overdose of this product may
result in alcohol intoxication and
should be treated accordingly
(see section 2 You should also
know).

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If you forget to take this
product
Don't worry about the missed
dose. Take the next dose as
usual.

If you feel this product isn't
working
See your doctor if your
symptoms worsen or do not
improve within 4 weeks.

Side effects
4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this product can
cause side effects, although not
everybody gets them.

Minor side effects
The following minor side effects
can occur when using this product.
Feeling sick
Stomach discomfort
These are often short-lived and
should go away by themselves.
However if they are troubling you,
talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
If you are concerned about any
side effect or if you notice any
side effects not listed in this
leaflet, please tell your doctor or
pharmacist.

Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to
your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.
This includes any possible side
effects not listed in this leaflet.
You can also report side effects
directly via the Yellow Card
Scheme at:
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
By reporting side effects
you can help provide more
information on the safety of
this medicine.

Information
5. How to store this
product
Keep out of the reach and sight
of children.
Do not use this product after the
expiry date on the packaging.
The expiry date refers to the last
day of that month.
This medicinal product does
not require any special storage
conditions.
Do not use this product if you
notice a change in colour. It
should be a clear liquid that is
greenish-brown in colour.

6. Further Information
What this product contains
1 ml of oral liquid contains:
0.5 ml
Valerian root tincture
(Valeriana officinalis L.) (1:10-11)
Extraction solvent: Ethanol 58% V/V
Hops strobile tincture
0.5 ml
(Humulus lupulus L.) (1:12-13)
Extraction solvent: Ethanol 65% V/V
1 ml of Dormeasan Sleep is
equivalent to 35 drops.
The other ingredients used for the
liquid are ethanol and water.

What this product looks like
and the contents of the pack
Dormeasan Sleep is a clear liquid
that is greenish-brown in colour.
Dormeasan Sleep is available in
15 ml, 30 ml, 50 ml and 100 ml
bottles. Not all pack sizes may be
marketed.

Traditional Herbal
Registration Holder and
Manufacturer
Traditional Herbal Registration
Holder and Batch Release
Bioforce (UK) Ltd,
2 Brewster Place,
Irvine, Ayrshire,
KA11 5DD - UK
Manufacturer
Bioforce AG, CH-9325, Roggwil
Switzerland
THR 13668/0017

Certification Mark
This leaflet was last revised in
07/2016

What is Valerian?
Valerian is a flowering plant which
is native to Europe and parts of
Asia. It is the extract of Valerian
roots which is used to make
Dormeasan Sleep.

What are Hops?
Hops are flowering plants native
to the Northern Hemisphere. Each
plant produces either male or
female flowers. The extract of the
female flowers (commonly called
Hops) is used to make Dormeasan
Sleep.

You should also know
Bioforce runs a helpline by phone
and email which can provide you
with further information.
Email: enquiries@avogel.co.uk
Phone: 0845 608 5858

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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