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GNC LIVE WELL VALERIAN CAPSULES

Active substance(s): VALERIAN ROOT DRY EXTRACT

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PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
VALERIAN CAPSULES
Valerian Root Extract 337mg
Important Notes
u Please read this leaflet carefully before
you use this product as it contains
important information
u Keep this leaflet; you may need to read
it again
u Seek professional advice if you need
more information
u Please tell a Doctor or a qualified
Healthcare Practitioner if your
symptoms worsen or do not improve
after 4 weeks of taking this product
u Please tell a Doctor or a qualified
Healthcare Practitioner if you suffer
from side effects not listed in this leaflet
or if any of the side effects become
serious
In this leaflet
1 What this product is and what it is
used for
2 Before you take this product
3 How to take this product
4 Possible side effects
5 How to store this product
6 Further information
1 -What this product is and
what it is used for
GNC Live Well Valerian Capsules is a
traditional herbal medicinal product used
for the temporary relief of symptoms of
mild anxiety and to aid sleep. This is based
on traditional use only.
2 - Before you take this product
Do not take this product if you are:
u Under 18 years of age
u Pregnant or breastfeeding
u Allergic to Valerian or any of the
excipients in this product
u Already taking a medicine for sleep or
anxiety
The effects of this product may be
increased by alcohol. Excessive use of
alcohol should therefore be avoided.

Driving and using machines:
If you feel sleepy, do not drive or operate
machines.
3 - How to take this product
For the temporary relief of symptoms
of mild anxiety - Take 1 capsule 3 times
daily.
To aid sleep - Take 1 capsule 30 minutes
to 1 hour before bedtime with an earlier
dose during the evening if necessary.
Swallow the whole capsule with water.
As the effects of this product may not
occur immediately, the capsule should
be taken continuously for 2 - 4 weeks.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
The maximum dose is 4 capsules per day.
If you take too much of the product
(overdose): Speak to a Doctor or a
qualified Healthcare Practitioner
immediately and take this leaflet and
bottle with you.
If you forget to take this product: Do not
take a double dose to make up for the
missed dose(s). Continue to take your
usual dose at the usual time. It does not
matter if you have missed a dose.
Duration of use: If symptoms worsen or
do not improve after 4 weeks, a Doctor or
a qualified Healthcare Practitioner should
be consulted.
4 - Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Valerian can have side
effects. Possible side effects are:
u Abdominal cramps
u Nausea
The frequency of these effects occurring
is not known. If these symptoms persist
for more than a few days or become
troublesome, stop taking this product.
Tell a Doctor or a qualified Healthcare
Practitioner if you notice any other side
effects.
More information on back panel

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.
5 - How to store this product
u Keep the capsules in the bottle until
it is time to take them
u Store in the original packaging
u Do not take the capsules after the
expiry date (see outer label)
u Store the capsules below 25ÂșC
u Keep the bottle tightly closed
u Keep the capsules out of sight and
reach of children
6 - Further information
About this product: This product is a
traditional herbal medicinal product
containing Valerian. Each capsule contains
337mg of extract (as dry extract) from
Valerian root (Valeriana officinalis L)
(equivalent to 1683mg-2020mg of
Valerian root). Extraction solvent: Ethanol
70% v/v. This product also contains the
following inactive (excipient) ingredients:
Magnesium stearate. Excipients in the
extract: Maltodextrin, Silica colloidal
anhydrous.
Capsule shell: Hypromellose. Each bottle
contains 30 or 60 clear, two piece
capsules.

THR 21710/0001
Traditional Herbal Registration Holder
Holland & Barrett International Limited
Samuel Ryder House
Barling Way
Nuneaton
Warwickshire, CV10 7RH
United Kingdom
Manufacturer
Holland & Barrett International Limited
Vitality House
Sixth Avenue
Centrum 100
Burton-on-Trent
Staffordshire, DE14 2WP
United Kingdom
If you would like further information about
this product, please contact:
Holland & Barrett International Limited
Regulatory Services Department
Samuel Ryder House
Barling Way
Nuneaton
Warwickshire, CV10 7RH
United Kingdom
Is this leaflet hard to see or read?
Contact us on:
Telephone: +44 (0) 2476 215 400
Fax: +44 (0) 2476 215 452
Email:
customerservices@hollandandbarrett.com
This leaflet was revised on: 02/06/2015

After taking this product: You must speak
to a Doctor or a qualified Healthcare
Practitioner:
u If your symptoms get worse
u If your symptoms do not improve
after 4 weeks
u If side effects not listed in this leaflet
occur

BM512-000 01A I38086-001

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