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POTTERS CALM & RELAX

Active substance(s): HOPS / SCULLCAP POWDER / VALERIAN ROOT AQUEOUS DRY EXTRACT 4:1 / VERVAIN HERB AQUEOUS DRY EXTRACT 3:1

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4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS:
Like all medicines this product can cause
side effects, but not everyone gets them.
The following side effects may occur:
• gastrointestinal

symptoms such
as nausea and abdominal cramps.
T he frequency of these effects occurring is
not known.
Making medicines safer:
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 this leaflet. You can also report
side effects directly via the Yellow Card
Scheme at: 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 POTTER’S
CALM & RELAX:
Keep out of the reach and sight
of children.
Do not use Potter’s Calm & Relax after the
expiry date. The expiry date is printed on
the label and base of the carton.
Do not store above 25˚C. Store in the
original packaging.
Return any unused medicine to your
pharmacist for safe disposal.

This product also contains:
Sucrose, Acacia Gum, Talc, Magnesium
Stearate, Sodium Starch Glycolate, Kaolin
Light, Yellow Iron Oxide (E172), Red Iron
Oxide (E172), Titanium Dioxide (E171).

PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET

Potter’s Calm & Relax are peach coloured,
round biconvex sugar coated tablets.
Traditional Herbal Registration Holder
and Manufacturer:
Potters, Wigan WN5 0JZ
Traditional Herbal Registration number:
THR 33656/0055

CALM & RELAX

6. FURTHER INFORMATION:
Each tablet contains:
75 mg Hop Strobile (Humulus lupulus L.),

Certification Mark

45 mg Scullcap Herb (Scutellaria lateriflora L.),

For further information, call
01202 449752

30 mg Dry Extract Vervain Herb (Verbena
officinalis L.) (3:1) (Equivalent to 90 mg
Vervain Herb) Extraction Solvent: Water,

If you would like a version of this leaflet
in an alternative format, please call
01942 219960

25 mg Dry Extract Valerian Root (Valeriana
officinalis L.) (4:1) (Equivalent to 100 mg
Valerian Root) Extraction Solvent: Water.

Product code: NEW65LEA

WITH HOPS, SCULLCAP AND EXTRACTS
OF VERVAIN & VALERIAN

Leaflet last revised: 05/06/2015

PLEASE READ THESE
INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USE

POT TER’S HERBAL REMEDIES SINCE 1812

This medicine is available without
prescription. However, you still need
to take Potter’s Calm & Relax carefully
to get the best results from it.
• K eep this leaflet. You may need to read
it again.
• A sk your pharmacist if you need more
information or advice.
• Y ou must contact a doctor or pharmacist
if your symptoms worsen, or do not
improve after 4 weeks.
• If you experience any of the side effects
listed in the leaflet, or if you notice any
other side effects, please consult your
doctor or pharmacist.
IN THIS LEAFLET:
1. W
 hat Potter’s Calm & Relax is and what
it is used for
2. Before you take Potter’s Calm & Relax
3. How to take Potter’s Calm & Relax
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Potter’s Calm & Relax
6. Further information

1. WHAT POTTER’S CALM & RELAX
IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR:
Potter’s Calm & Relax is a traditional herbal
medicinal product used for the short
term relief of symptoms associated with
stress such as mild anxiety, tenseness or
irritability, based on traditional use only.
Containing Hops, Scullcap and extracts
of Vervain & Valerian.
For full details, see Section 6.
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE POTTER’S
CALM & RELAX:
Do not take Potter’s Calm & Relax:
• if you are allergic to any of the
ingredients
• if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
• if you are under 18 years of age
• if you are taking any other medicines
for anxiety or sleep.
Alcohol may increase the effect of this
product. Therefore, excessive alcohol
consumption should be avoided whilst
taking Potter’s Calm & Relax.

Taking other medicines:
Please ask your doctor or pharmacist for
advice if you are taking or have recently
taken any other medicines, including
medicines obtained without a prescription.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding:
You should not use Potter’s Calm & Relax if
you are pregnant or breastfeeding because
there is no evidence that it is safe to do so.
Driving and using machines:
This product may make you feel drowsy.
If affected do not drive or use machinery.
This product contains Sucrose.
If you have been told that you have an
intolerance to some sugars, you should
consult your doctor before taking this
product.

3. HOW TO TAKE POTTER’S
CALM & RELAX:
It is important that you follow these
instructions carefully.
For oral use.
Adults and the elderly:
Take two tablets three times a day.
The use in children and adolescents
under 18 years is not recommended.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
For the best results, you may need to take
the tablets for 2-4 weeks continuously.
If your condition worsens, or symptoms
persist for more than 4 weeks, consult
your doctor or pharmacist.
If you take too much Potter’s
Calm & Relax:
Stop taking the medicine and consult your
doctor or pharmacist.
If you forget to take Potter’s
Calm & Relax:
If you miss a dose, take your next dose at
the usual time. Do not take two doses at the
same time to make up for a missed dose.
Always consult your doctor or pharmacist if
you need further advice.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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