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

Tell your doctor, pharmacist or qualified
healthcare practitioner if you are taking any
other medicines, including any bought without
a prescription.

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3. How to take this product
For oral use only
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.
These tablets are not recommended for
children or adolescents under 18 years of age.

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.
The maximum daily dose is 4 tablets.
Do not take more than the leaflet tells you to.
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. Do not take a double dose to make up
for the missed dose.
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.

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.

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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 the package leaflet. You
can also report side effects directly via the Yellow
Card Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.

Tablet Core: Maltodextrin, microcrystalline
cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, stearic acid,
magnesium stearate, colloidal anhydrous silica.

By reporting side effects you can help provide
more information on the safety of this medicine.

Each pack contains 30, 60 or 90 film
coated tablets.

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.
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.

Tablet Coating: Hypromellose, glycerol.

The tablets are clear coated, brown speckled
and oval shaped.

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 March 2017.
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This product also contains the following
ingredients: Excipients in the extract:
Maltodextrin, colloidal anhydrous silica.

Certification Mark

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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