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NiteHerb PIL May 2014 05/06/2014 13:46 Page 1

6: Product description

Patient Information Leaflet
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Each coated tablet of this product contains 150mg of extract (as dry extract)
from Valerian root (Valeriana officinalis L.) (equivalent to 450-900mg of
Valerian root). Extraction solvent: ethanol 70%v|v.
This product also contains the following ingredients:
Liquid glucose, silica colloidal anhydrous, cellulose powdered,
croscarmellose sodium, stearic acid, talc, sucrose, calcium carbonate
(E170), acacia, tragacanth, white beeswax, carnauba wax, shellac.
If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to
some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this product. Each tablet
contains 35mg of glucose and 136mg of sucrose.
Each pack contains 30 or 60 coated tablets.

NiteHerb

tablets

Valerian root extract 150mg
Please read this leaflet carefully before you start taking these tablets.
It contains some important information about NiteHerb.
Keep this leaflet with the tablets.
You may want to read it again or show it to your doctor, pharmacist or
healthcare practitioner.

What is in this leaflet

Registration holder for this product
Schwabe Pharma (UK) Ltd
Alexander House, Mere Park, Dedmere Road
Marlow, Bucks SL7 1FX

1: What this product is and what it is used for............................page 1

Manufacturer of this product
Wiewelhove GmbH,
Gildestrasse 39, 49477 Ibbenbüren, Germany

3: How to take this product ..................................................page 2

2: Before you take this product ..............................................page 2

4: Side-effects ..................................................................page 3

Traditional herbal registration number: THR 23056/0006
5: After taking this product ..................................................page 3

If you would like further information about this product, please contact:
Schwabe Pharma (UK) Ltd
Alexander House, Mere Park, Dedmere Road
Marlow, Bucks SL7 1FX

6: Product description ........................................................page 4

1: What this product is and what it is used for
Telephone: 01628 401980
Email: info@schwabepharma.co.uk
This leaflet was revised in 05/2014

For a large print, Braille or audio version of this leaflet, call 01628 401980
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This product is a traditional herbal medicinal product containing Valerian root.
Each coated tablet of this product contains 150mg of extract (as dry extract)
from Valerian root (Valeriana officinalis L.) (equivalent to 450-900mg of
Valerian root). Extraction solvent: ethanol 70%v|v.
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NiteHerb PIL May 2014 05/06/2014 13:46 Page 2

NiteHerb is a traditional herbal medicinal product used for the temporary
relief of sleep disturbances due to symptoms of mild anxiety. This usage
is based on traditional use only.

2: Before you take this product

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

4: Side-effects
Like all medicines, this product can have side-effects. These are listed below.

DO NOT TAKE this product if you are:
● pregnant or breastfeeding
● allergic to any of the ingredients (see section 6)
● under 18 years of age
● already taking a medicine which makes you drowsy
Tell your doctor before taking this product if you have an intolerance to
some sugars (see section 6)
The effects of this product may be increased by alcohol. Excessive use of
alcohol should therefore be avoided.

3: How to take this product
Adults and the elderly
Take 1 to 2 tablets half an hour before bedtime. If necessary, an
additional tablet 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 this product may not occur immediately, the tablets
should be taken continuously for 2–4 weeks.
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 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.
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Side-effects



abdominal cramps
nausea

If these persist for more than a few
days, or become troublesome, stop
taking this product.

Other side-effects

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any other side-effect.
This product may cause drowsiness. If you are affected do not drive or
operate machines.

5: After taking this product
You must speak to a healthcare practitioner if your symptoms worsen,
if they do not improve after four weeks, or if side-effects not mentioned
in this leaflet occur.
Do not use your tablets after the expiry date.
Return any out-of-date tablets to your pharmacist who will dispose of
them for you. The expiry date is printed on the box and the blister pack.
Store the tablets in a cool dry place below 25oC.
Keep the tablets out of the reach and sight of children.
Keep your tablets in the blister pack until it is time to take them.
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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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