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KIRA RESTFUL SLEEP

Active substance(s): VALERIAN DRY HYDROALCOHOLIC EXTRACT / VALERIAN DRY HYDROALCOHOLIC EXTRACT

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1. What this product is and what it is used for
This product is a traditional herbal medicine containing Valerian root extract. Each coated tablet
contains 300 mg of extract (as dry extract) from
Valerian root (Valeriana officinalis L.), equivalent to
900–1800 mg of Valerian root. Extraction solvent:
Ethanol 70 %v/v.
This product is a traditional herbal medicinal
product used for the relief of temporary sleep disturbances due to symptoms of mild anxiety based
on traditional use only.

Please read this leaflet carefully before you start
taking these tablets. It contains some important
information about Kira® Restful Sleep.
Keep this leaflet with the tablets. You may want to
read it again or show it to your doctor, pharmacist
or qualified healthcare practitioner.
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. Possible side effects
5. How to store this product
6. Further information
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Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are
taking or have recently taken any other medicines,
including medicines obtained without a prescription.
Taking with food and drink
The effects of this product may be increased by
alcohol. Do not drink excessive amounts of alcohol.

Tell your doctor before taking this product if :
– You have an intolerance to some sugars (see
section 6)
3. How to take this product
Always take the product exactly as your doctor,
pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner
has told you. You should check with your practitioner if you are not sure.
The usual dose for adults and the elderly is 1 to 2
tablets half an hour before bedtime. If necessary,
an additional dose can be taken earlier in the
evening. Swallow the tablets whole with some water or other liquid. Do not chew the tablets.
As the effects of the product may not occur immediately, the tablets may be taken continuously
for 2-4 weeks.
Do not take more than the leaflet tells you to take.
Duration of use
If symptoms worsen or do not improve after
4 weeks a doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner should be consulted.

Driving and using machines
This product may cause drowsiness. If you are affected do not drive or use any tools or machines.

If you take more Kira® Restful Sleep than you
should
Speak to a doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner and show them this leaflet.

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2. Before you take this product
Do not take this product if:
– You are pregnant or breastfeeding
– You are allergic (hypersensitive) to any of the
ingredients (see section 6)
– You are under 18 years of age
– You are already taking a medicine for sleep or
anxiety

Important information about some of the ingredients
Each tablet contains 218 mg sucrose, 64 mg liquid
glucose and 38 mg lactose.

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If you forget to take Kira ® Restful Sleep
Continue to take your usual dose at the usual
time. Do not take a double dose to make up for a
forgotten tablet.
If you have any questions, or are unsure about
anything, please ask your doctor, pharmacist
or qualified healthcare practitioner.
4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Kira® Restful Sleep can cause
side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Possible side-effects are nausea or abdominal
cramps. If these persist for more than a few days,
or become troublesome, stop taking the product.
This product may cause drowsiness. If you are affected do not drive or operate machines.

how to dispose of medicines no longer required.
These measures will help to protect the environment.
6. Further information
Each Kira® Restful Sleep coated tablet contains
300 mg of extract (as dry extract) from Valerian
root (Valeriana officinalis L.), equivalent to 900 –
1800 mg of Valerian root Extraction solvent: ethanol 70 % v/v.
The other ingredients are sucrose, glucose, talc,
lactose, cellulose powder, colloidal anhydrous silica, hypromellose, castor oil, hydrophobic colloidal silica, magnesium stearate, povidone, macrogol 6000, gelatin, titanium dioxide (E 171) and
carnauba wax.
What Kira Restful Sleep looks like and contents of the pack
The tablets are white, round, biconvex and glossy.
Each pack contains 25, 30 or 60 coated tablets.

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.
5. How to store this product
Store the product in a cool, dry place below 25 °C.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use the product after the expiry date which
is stated on the blister pack and the carton. The
expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist

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

Traditional herbal registration number:
THR 29860/0005
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 June 2017.
For a large print, Braille or audio version
of this leaflet, call Ceuta Healthcare Ltd.
on 08006527150

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

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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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