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HRI NIGHT TABLETS

Active substance(s): PASSIFLORA DRY EXTRACT / VALERIAN ROOT DRY EXTRACT / WILD LETTUCE DRY EXTRACT

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PACKAGE LEALET: INFORMATION FOR THE PATIENT
HRI Night Tablets
Valerian root extract, Passion flower herb extract, Wild lettuce herb
extract
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine because it contains
important information for you.
• Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet, or as your doctor, or
pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner has told you.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
• Ask your pharmacist if you need more information or advice.
• You must contact a doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner if your symptoms worsen
or do not improve after 4 weeks.
• If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or qualified
healthcare practitioner. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this
What is in this leaflet:
1.
What HRI Night is and what it is used for
2.
What you need to know before you take HRI Night
3.
How to take HRI Night
4.
Possible side effects
5.
How to store HRI Night
6.
Contents of the pack and other information

1. WHAT HRI NIGHT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR
This medicine contains three herbal extracts, Valerian root extract, Passion flower extract
and Wild lettuce extract, which are the active ingredients.
HRI Night is a traditional herbal medicinal product used to aid sleep based on traditional
use only.
2. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU TAKE HRI
NIGHT Do not take HRI Night:

If you are allergic to Valerian, Passion flower, Wild lettuce, plants of the
Asteraceae (Compositae) family such as daisies, marigolds or artichokes, or any
of the other ingredients (see section 6)

If you are already taking a medicine to help you sleep

If you are under the age of 18 years

If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

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Taking other medicines
Tell your doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking any other medicines
particularly any other medicines which may make you drowsy, including those obtained
without a prescription.
Use with alcohol
Avoid excessive drinking while taking this medicine as alcohol increases the effects.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or breast-feeding. Ask your
doctor for advice before taking any medicine.
Driving and using machines
This medicine may affect your ability to drive or using machines. Do not drive or
use machines if you are affected.
Important information about some of the ingredients
If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars,
please contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
3.
HOW TO TAKE HRI NIGHT
Do not exceed the stated dose.
For oral use only.
Adults, and the elderly
Take 3 - 4 tablets half to one hour before bedtime. An earlier dose may be taken in
the evening if required.
Take for 2 - 4 weeks continuously, as any effects may not be seen immediately.
If your symptoms worsen or do not improve after 4 weeks, speak to your doctor or
qualified healthcare practitioner.
If you take more HRI Night than you should
If you take more than the recommended dose, speak to a doctor, pharmacist or
qualified healthcare practitioner and take this leaflet with you
If you forget to take HRI Night
Continue to take your usual dose at the usual time. Do not take a double dose to make up
for the missed dose. It does not matter if you have missed a dose, just take the next dose
at the right time.
If you have any further questions on taking this medicine, ask your doctor, pharmacist
or qualified healthcare practitioner.

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4.

POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Nausea or stomach cramps may occur after taking valerian root. The frequency is not
known.
There has been a single case of allergy (vasulitis) and a single case of fast heartbeat
(tachycardia) reported after taking Passion flower. The frequency is not known.
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or qualified
healthcare practitioner. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this
leaflet.
You can help to make medicines safer by reporting any side effects to the Yellow
Card Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. Alternatively, you can get a paper
yellow card form from your GP’s surgery or pharmacy, or call free phone 0808 100
3352 (available 10 am – 2 pm Monday to Friday).
5.

HOW TO STORE HRI NIGHT

Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not use after the expiry date which is stated on the carton and labels. The expiry date
refers to the last day of that month.
Do not store above 25 °C. Store in the original packaging.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your
pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. This will help to protect
the environment.

6. CONTENTS OF THE PACK AND OTHER INFORMATION
What HRI Night contains
Each tablet contains 60 mg of extract (as dry extract) from Valerian root (Valeriana officinalis L.)
(equivalent to 240 mg of Valerian root), Extraction solvent: ethanol 50 % v/v, 45 mg of extract (as
dry extract) from Passion flower herb (Passiflora incarnata L.) (equivalent to 241 mg of Passion
Flower herb), Extraction solvent: methanol 80 % v/v, and extract (as dry extract) from Wild
lettuce leaf (Lactuca virosa L.) (equivalent to 100 mg of Wild lettuce leaf), Extraction solvent:

methanol 80 % v/v.
The other ingredients are:
• Tablet core: microcrystalline cellulose, dicalcium phosphate, croscarmellose
sodium, magnesium stearate, stearic acid
• Tablet coating: sucrose, calcium carbonate, talc, Mastercote Grey SP0933, acacia, shellac,
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titanium dioxide (E171), wax polish (solids).
What HRI Night looks like and contents of the pack
HRI Night are dark grey round biconvex tablets. The tablets are available in glass bottles
with a polypropylene screw cap and blister strips.
This product is available in glass bottles: 30, 40, 50, 60, 80 and 100 pack sizes.
This product is available in blister strips: 30, 40, 45, 50, 60, 80 and 100 pack sizes.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Traditional Herbal Registration Holder:
The Herbal Research Company Limited, 27 Old Gloucester Street, London WC1N 3XX,
UK
Manufacturer:
Surepharm Services Ltd, Bretby Business Park, Bretby, Burton on Trent, Derby, DE15 0YZ,
UK.

If you would like further information about this product, please contact The Herbal
Research Company Limited, Email: info@hriherbalmedicine.co.uk

For a large print, Braille or audio version of this leaflet call 01932 854825.
This leaflet was last revised in October 2016.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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