POTTERS TENSION RELIEF
Active substance(s): HOPS / JAMAICA DOGWOOD / PASSIONFLOWER HERB AQUEOUS DRY EXTRACT 5:1 / WILD LETTUCE LEAF AQUEOUS DRY EXTRACT 5:1
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JAMAICA DOGWOOD, HOPS, EXTRACTS OF WILD LETTUCE & PASSION FLOWER
PLEASE READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USE
This medicine is available without prescription. However, you still need to take Potter’s
Tension Relief carefully to get the best results from it.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
• Ask your pharmacist if you need more information or advice.
• You must contact a doctor or pharmacist if your symptoms worsen or do not improve after 4
• 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. What Potter’s Tension Relief is and what it is used for
2. Before you take Potter’s Tension Relief
3. How to take Potter’s Tension Relief
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Potter’s Tension Relief
6. Further information
WHAT POTTER’S TENSION RELIEF IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR:
Potter’s Tension Relief is a traditional herbal medicinal product used for the short term relief
of minor aches, tenseness and irritability, based on traditional use only.
Containing Jamaica Dogwood, Hops, extracts of Wild Lettuce & Passion Flower.
For full details, see Section 6.
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE POTTER’S TENSION RELIEF:
Do not take Potter’s Tension Relief:
• 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 medicines containing synthetic sedatives (such as benzodiazepines).
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 Tension Relief 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 impair the ability to drive and use machines and therefore it is advised
that you do not take this medicine if you are going to drive or use machinery.
The effect of this product may be potentiated by alcohol. Excessive concomitant consumption
of alcohol should therefore be avoided.
3. HOW TO TAKE POTTER’S TENSION RELIEF:
It is important that you follow these instructions carefully.
For oral use: Adults and the elderly: One or two tablets three times daily. Or three tablets at
once and repeat after three hours if necessary.
The maximum daily dose is 6 tablets.
The use in children and adolescents under 18 years is not recommended.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
If your condition worsens or symptoms persist for more than 4 weeks, consult your doctor or
If you take too many Potter’s Tension Relief:
Stop taking the medicine and consult your doctor or pharmacist.
If you forget to take Potter’s Tension Relief:
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
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS:
Like all medicines this product can cause side effects, but not everyone gets them.
If any of the following or other side effects occur, stop taking this product and consult
your doctor or pharmacist:
There has been one report of nausea and tachycardia (increased heart beat) and one
report of hypersensitivity (vasculitis) in patients using Passion flower herb. The
frequency is not known.
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:
By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this
5. HOW TO STORE POTTER’S TENSION RELIEF:
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use Potter’s Tension Relief 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.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION:
Each tablet contains:
90 mg Jamaica Dogwood (Piscidia erythrina L.),
54 mg Dry Extract Wild Lettuce leaf (Lactuca virosa L.) (Equivalent to 270 mg Wild
Lettuce leaf) Extraction solvent: Water,
36 mg Dry Extract P assiflora herb (Passiflora incarnate L.) (Equivalent t o 126 mg -162mg
Passion Flower herb) Extraction solvent: Water,
30 mg Hop strobile (Humulus lupulus L.)
This product also contains:
Calcium Hydrogen Phosphate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Stearic Acid, Colloidal Anhydrous
Silica, Magnesium Stearate Maltodextrin, Clear film coating containing hypromellose,
glycerol and hydroxypropyl cellulose
Potter’s Tension Relief is mottled brown, round film coated tablet available in containers of
Traditional Herbal Registration Holder and Manufacturer:
Potters, Wigan WN5 0JZ
Traditional Herbal Registration number:
For further information, call 01202 449752
If you would like a version of this leaflet in an alternative format, please call 01942 219960
Product code: PAT60LEA
Leaflet last revised:
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.