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LAMBERTS VALERIAN TABLETS

Active substance(s): VALERIAN ROOT DRY ETHANOLIC EXTRACT 5-6:1 70%V/V

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Lamberts Valerian Tablets
®

300mg Valerian Root Extract
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Patient Information Leaflet
Please read this information carefully before you
start taking these tablets. It contains some
important information about this product. 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

1. What this product is and what it is used for
This product is a traditional herbal medicinal product
containing Valerian Root Extract.
Lamberts® Valerian is a traditional herbal medicinal
product used for the temporary relief of sleep
disturbances and mild anxiety. This is based on
traditional use only.

2. Before you take this product
Do not take this product if you are:
• pregnant or breastfeeding
• allergic to any of the ingredients (see section 6)
• under the age of 18 years
• 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.

3. How to take this product
For oral use only

Swallow the tablets whole with some water or other
liquid. Do not chew.
As the effects of this product may not occur
immediately, the tablets should be taken every day
for 2-4 weeks.
Do not exceed the stated dose (4 tablets per day).
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.

4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this product can have sideeffects. These are listed below:
• Nausea
• Abdominal Cramps
If these persist for more than a few days or become
troublesome, stop taking this product.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you develop any
other side effect.
You can help 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 from your GP’s surgery or
pharmacy, or call Freephone 0808 100 3352
(available 10am – 2pm Monday – Friday).

After taking this product
You must speak to a qualified healthcare
practitioner if your symptoms worsen, if they do
not improve after four weeks, or if side effects not
mentioned in this leaflet occur.

Adults and the elderly:
For mild anxiety: Take 1 tablet twice a day.
For sleep disturbances: Take 1 to 2 tablets half an
hour before bedtime.

5. How to store this product
Keep the tablets out of the sight and reach of children.
Keep your tablet in the packaging until it is time to
take them.

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Do not store above 25°C.
Do not use Lamberts Valerian Tablets after the expiry
date which is stated on the box and blister pack. The
expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Return any out of date tablets to your pharmacist
who will dispose of them for you.

6. Further information
Active Ingredient
Each film coated tablet contains 300mg of extract (as
dry extract) from Valerian Root (Valeriana officinalis L.)
(equivalent to 1500mg – 1800mg of Valerian Root.
Extraction Solvent Ethanol 70% v/v.
This product also contains the following ingredients:
Excipients in the extract: Maltodextrin, colloidal
anhydrous silica.
Tablet Core: Maltodextrin, microcrystalline cellulose,
croscarmellose sodium, stearic acid, magnesium
stearate, colloidal anhydrous silica.
Tablet Coating: Hypromellose, glycerol.
The tablets are clear coated, brown speckled and
oval shaped.
Each pack contains 30, 60 or 90 film coated tablets.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Registration holder for this product: Lamberts
Healthcare Ltd, 1 Lamberts Road, Tunbridge Wells,
Kent TN2 3EH.
Manufacturer of this product: Thompson & Capper Ltd,
Hardwick Road, Astmoor, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 1PH.
Traditional Herbal Registration Number:
THR 34425/0004
If you would like further information about this
product or a version of this leaflet in large print,
Braille or audio format, please contact:
Lamberts Healthcare Ltd, 1 Lamberts Road,
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 3EH. Tel: 01892 554312.
Email: technical@lambertshealthcare.co.uk
This leaflet was revised in November 2011.
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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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