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KIRA LOWMOOD RELIEF

Active substance(s): ST JOHNS WORT EXTRACT

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Kira® LowMood relief is a traditional herbal medicinal product used to relieve the symptoms of slightly low mood and mild anxiety. This usage is based
on traditional use only.

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LowMood relief
film-coated tablets
St. John’s Wort extract 450 mg

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Please read this leaflet carefully before you start
taking these tablets. It contains some important
information about Kira® LowMood relief.
Keep this leaflet with the tablets.
You may want to read it again or show it to your
doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practi­
tioner.
What is 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. Side effects
5. How to store this product
6. Further information

2. Before you take this product
Do not take this product if:
– You are allergic to peanut and soya
– You are under 18 years of age
– You are pregnant or breast-feeding
– You are allergic to any of the ingredients (see
section 6)
– Your skin is exceptionally sensitive to sunlight
(photosensitive)
– You are having light treatment (phototherapy)
for any condition
– You are suffering from depression (see below)
Are you suffering from depression?
Symptoms of depression include feelings of helplessness and hopelessness, loss of interest in daily activities, appetite or weight changes, sleep
changes, loss of energy and difficulty concentrating. If your doctor has told you that you are
suffering from depression do not take this product. If you think you are suffering from
­depression you should tell your doctor.
This product contains lactose and soy polysaccharides. Tell your doctor before taking this product if you have an intolerance to some sugars
(see section 6).
While you are taking this product:
– Avoid excessive sunbathing or the use of
sunbeds / solariums
– Stop using it at least 10 days prior to undergoing any surgery.

1. What this product is and what it is used for
This product is a traditional herbal medicinal
product containing St. John’s Wort extract. Each
film-coated tablet contains 450 mg extract (as dry
extract) from St. John’s Wort aerial parts (Hypericum perforatum L.) (3-6:1) (equivalent to 1350–
2700 mg of St. John’s Wort). Extraction solvent:
Methanol 80 % v/v.

Driving and operating machinery
In rare cases St. John’s Wort may make you feel
dizzy or sleepy. If affected do not drive or use
­machines.

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Bezeichnung:

GI Kira LowMood relief

Größe:

Inhalt:

30 überzogene Tabletten

Material:

Artikel-Nr.:

570424

Teile-Nr.:

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Druck-Kennz.:

02P0615

Laetus-Code:

5692

EAN-Code:

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Taking this product with other medicines
St. John’s Wort can affect the way some medicines work and reduce their effectiveness. Medicines that can be affected by St. John’s Wort in­
clude prescription medicines, and those that you
may have bought yourself without a prescription.

DO NOT TAKE THIS PRODUCT IF YOU ARE TAKING ANY OF THE FOLLOWING MEDICINES
All hormonal contraceptives

The birth control “Pill”, emergency contraception, hormonal
implants, creams, patches, intra-uterine devices with hormones

All medicines for depression/anxiety

Amitriptyline, clomipramine, moclobemide, citalopram, escitalopram, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, paroxetine, sertraline, duloxetine,
venlafaxine

All hormonal replacement therapy
(HRT) treatments

HRT tablets, patches, gels, vaginal rings

All medicines for thinning the blood
(anticoagulants)

Warfarin, acenocoumarol

All medicines for epilepsy

Carbamazepine, phenobarbitone, phenytoin, primidone, sodium
valproate

All immunosuppressant medicines

Ciclosporin, tacrolimus

All medicines for HIV infections

Amprenavir, atazanavir, darunavir, fosamprenavir, indinavir,
lopinavir, nelfinavir, ritonavir, saquinavir, tipranavir, efivarenz,
nevirapine, delavirdine

Some medicines for cholesterol

Simvastatin, atorvastatin

Some medicines for cancer

Irinotecan, dasatinib, erlotinib, imatinib, sorafenib, sunitinib,
etoposide, mitotane

Some medicines for heart disease

Digoxin, ivabradine, amiodarone

Some medicines for migraines

Almotriptan, eletriptan, frovatriptan, naratriptan, rizatriptan,
sumatriptan, zolmitriptan

Some medicines for high blood
pressure

Amlodipine, nifedipine, felodipine, verapamil

A medicine for regulating mood

Lithium

A thyroid hormone

Thyroxine

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Therefore it is important that you do not take St.
John’s Wort if you are using any of the medicines
listed in the following table.

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St. John’s Wort may also affect the following medi­
­ines. Therefore do not take this product with
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these medicines unless a doctor has said it is safe
to do so:
• Fentanyl, propofol, sevoflurane and midazolam
(anaesthetics/pre-operative medicines)
• Tramadol (an analgesic)
• Erythromycin, clarithromycin and telithromycin
(antibiotics)
• Itraconazole and voriconazole (antifungals)
• Artemether and lumefantrine (antimalarials)
• Rasagiline (anti-Parkinson’s medicine)
• Aripiprazole (antipsychotic medicine)
• Buspirone (anxiolytic)
• Aprepitant (to treat vomiting)
• Butobarbital and Phenobarbital (barbiturates)
• Methyl phenidate (central nervous system or
CNS stimulant)
• Exemestane (hormone antagonist)
• Eplerenone (diuretic)
• Lansoprazole and omeprazole (proton pump
inhibitors)
• Theophylline (bronchodilator)
• Gliclazide (antidiabetic medicine)

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3. How to take this product
Adults and the elderly
Take 1 tablet daily. Swallow the tablet whole with
some water or other liquid. Do not chew the
tablets. Do not exceed the stated dose.
If you take too much of this product (overdose)
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 this product
Continue to take your usual dose at the usual time,
it does not matter if you have missed a dose.

If your symptoms worsen or persist after 6 weeks
or if side effects become serious or if you experience any side effects not mentioned in section 4
of this leaflet, consult your doctor or qualified
healthcare practitioner.
4. Side effects
Like all medicines, this product can have side
­effects.
The following side effects have been reported:
– gastrointestinal disorders such as indigestion,
loss of appetite, nausea, diarrhoea, constipa­tion
– fatigue
– restlessness
– allergic skin reactions such as rash, hives or itching of the skin. If you experience allergic skin
reactions, stop taking the product and consult
your doctor.
Also sunburn-like reactions on skin exposed to
strong sunlight or strong ultraviolet (UV) irradiation
e.g. solarium have been reported, particularly in
fair skinned individuals.
Other side effects that have been reported include
headaches, nerve pain or tingling, anxiety, dizziness and mania.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or
pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects
not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side
effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme, Website:
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side
effects you can help provide more information on
the safety of this medicine.

If you have any questions, or are unsure about
anything, please ask your doctor, pharmacist or
qualified healthcare practitioner.

5. How to store this product
Do not use your tablets after the expiry date. The
expiry date refers to the last day of that month.

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Bezeichnung:

GI Kira LowMood relief

Größe:

Inhalt:

30 überzogene Tabletten

Material:

Artikel-Nr.:

570424

Teile-Nr.:

Mockup

Druck-Kennz.:

02P0615

Laetus-Code:

5692

EAN-Code:

Druckfarbe/
Winkelung bei
einer
Rasterweite
von 175 lpi

The expiry date is printed on the box and the
blister pack. Medicines should not be disposed of
via wastewater or household waste. Ask your
pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer
required. These measures will help to protect the
environment.

Registration holder for this product
Cassella-med GmbH & Co.KG
Gereonsmuehlengasse 1
50670 Cologne
Germany

Store the tablets in a cool dry place.
Do not store above 25° C.
Store in original package.

Manufacturer of this product
Klosterfrau Berlin GmbH
Motzener Strasse 41
12277 Berlin
Germany

Keep your tablets out of the reach and sight of
children. Keep your tablets in the blister pack until
it is time to take them.
6. Further information
Each film-coated tablet of this product contains
450 mg of extract (as dry extract) from St. John’s
Wort aerial parts (Hypericum perforatum L.) (3 –
6 :1) (equivalent to 1350 – 2700 mg of St. John’s
Wort). Extraction solvent: Methanol 80 % v/v.
This product also contains the following ingredients:
Extract excipients:
Lactose monohydrate, silica colloidal anhydrous
Tablet core:
Cellulose microcrystalline, silica colloidal anhydrous, soy polysaccharides, long-chain partial
glycerides
Film-coating:
Hypromellose, cellulose microcrystalline, stearic
acid, titanium dioxide (E171), iron oxide hydrate
E 172 (yellow iron oxide), vanillin.
Each film-coated tablet contains 19.15 mg of lactose and 42 mg of soy polysaccharides.

If you would like further information about this
product, please contact:
Ceuta Healthcare Ltd.,
41 Richmond Hill,
BOURNEMOUTH BH2 6HS,
United Kingdom.
Telephone: 01202 780558
Fax: 01202 780559
Email.: info@ceutahealthcare.com
This leaflet was prepared in May 2015.
For a large print, Braille or audio version of this
leaflet, call Ceuta Healthcare Ltd.

Cassella-med GmbH is a company of the

Each pack contains 30 or 60 film-coated tablets.
The film-coated tablets are yellow with smooth,
un­dam­aged surface.

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297 x 148 mm

Schwarz

45 °

Lackaussparung:

Datum: 15.06.2015 Versions-Nr.: 00-0

Sachbearbeiter G+G

Verwendete Schriften:

I)-

Prüfung und Freigabe Köln:

Björn Sund

Helvetica LT 55

II)-

q Frei

überprüft durch:

Helvetica LT 75

Andreas Ueberschär

VAG Rounded Bold

III)-
q Neuer Abzug erforderlich
Prüfung und Freigabe Berlin:
q Frei

PZN-Code:
Land:

Traditional herbal registration number:
THR 29860/0004

Geprüft durch PPC:
q Ja

X Nein
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EAN lesbar:
England

q Neuer Abzug erforderlich

q Ja

q Nein

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

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