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STRESS RELIEF DAYTIME VALERIAN-HOPS ORAL DROPS

Active substance(s): HOPS TINCTURE / VALERIAN TINCTURE

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Patient Information Leaflet

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Important things you need
to know

Stress Relief
Daytime
Valerian–Hops oral drops

This product is used for the
temporary relief of symptoms of
stress and mild anxiety.
This product is suitable for adults
over 18 years. It is not known to
be habit forming.
Don't take this product if
you are allergic to any of the
ingredients: see section 6.
Don't take this product if you
are already taking another
medicine to help you sleep or for
anxiety.
Before you take this product: read
section 2.

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Dosage instructions: see section 3.

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Talk to your doctor if your
symptoms worsen or you do
not feel any benefit from this
product within 4 weeks.
Side effects are minor: see
section 4.
Now read the rest of this leaflet
carefully. Keep this leaflet. You may
need to read it again.

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Information
1. What this product is for
Stress Relief Daytime is a traditional
herbal medicinal product used for the
temporary relief of symptoms of:
Stress
Mild anxiety
This is based on traditional use only.

2. Before you use this
product
Do not take this product:
If you are under 18 years of age.
If you are already taking another
medicine to help you sleep or for
anxiety.
If you are taking another medicine
which is affected by alcohol.
If you are allergic to any of the
ingredients in this product (see
section 6 Further Information).
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

You should also know
This medicinal product contains
62 vol % ethanol (alcohol), i.e.
up to 280 mg per 20 drop dose,
equivalent to 7 ml beer (half a
tablespoon) or 3 ml wine (less
than a teaspoon) per dose.
If you suffer from alcoholism the
alcohol content of this product
may be harmful.
If you are in a high-risk group
(patients with liver disease or
epilepsy) you should consider the
alcohol content before taking this
product.

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Using

3. How to use this product
Adults and the elderly:
Take 10–20 drops in a little water or
fruit juice once or twice daily.
The effects of this product may not
be felt immediately. You may need
to take it for up to 4 weeks for best
results.
Don't take more than the
recommended dose.
This product is not known to be habit
forming.

If you take too much
If you feel ill, talk to your doctor.
Taking too much is unlikely to be
harmful.
Overdose of this product may
result in alcohol intoxication and
should be treated accordingly
(See section 2 You should also
know).

If you forget to take this
product
Don't worry about the missed
dose. Take the next dose as usual.

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Using

If you feel this product isn't
working
See your doctor if your symptoms
worsen or do not improve within
4 weeks.

Side effects
4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this product can
cause side effects, although not
everybody gets them.

Minor side effects
The following minor side effects can
occur when using this product.
Feeling sick
Stomach discomfort
These are often short-lived and
should go away by themselves.
However if they are troubling you,
talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
If you are concerned about any side
effect or if you notice any side effects
not listed in this leaflet, please tell
your doctor or pharmacist.

Driving and using machines

You can get a larger
print or audio version
of this leaflet.
Call this number:
0845 608 5858.

This product is intended to help
you relax. If you feel drowsy do
not drive or operate machinery.
The effects of this product may
be increased by alcohol. Excessive
use of alcohol should therefore be
avoided.

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Information

5. How to store this
product

The other ingredients used for the
liquid are ethanol and water.

Keep out of the reach and sight of
children.
Do not use this product after the
expiry date on the packaging. The
expiry date refers to the last day
of that month.
This medicinal product does
not require any special storage
conditions.
Do not use this product if you
notice a change in colour. It
should be a clear liquid that is
greenish brown in colour.

6. Further Information
What this product contains
1 ml of oral liquid contains:
Valerian root tincture

0.5 ml

(Valeriana officinalis L.) (1:10–11)

Extraction solvent: ethanol 58% V/V
Hops strobile tincture

0.5 ml

What this product looks like
and the contents of the pack
Stress Relief Daytime is a clear liquid
that is greenish brown in colour.
Stress Relief Daytime is available
in 15 ml, 30 ml, 50 ml and 100 ml
bottles. Not all pack sizes may be
marketed.

Traditional Herbal
Registration Holder and
Manufacturer

1 ml of Stress Relief Daytime is
equivalent to 35 drops.

Valerian is a flowering plant which is
native to Europe and parts of Asia. It is
the extract of Valerian roots which is
used to make Stress Relief Daytime.

What are Hops?
Hops are flowering plants native
to the Northern Hemisphere. Each
plant produces either male or female
flowers. The extract of the female
flowers (commonly called Hops) is
used to make Stress Relief Daytime.

You should also know

Traditional Herbal Registration
Holder and Batch Release:
Bioforce (UK) Ltd,
2 Brewster Place,
Irvine, Ayrshire, UK
KA11 5DD

Bioforce runs a helpline by phone
and email which can provide you
with further information.

Manufacturer:
Bioforce AG, CH-9325, Roggwil
Switzerland

You can help to 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 form from your doctor's
surgery or pharmacy, or call
freephone 0808 100 3352 (available
10am-2pm Monday-Friday).

THR No. 13668/0027

(Humulus lupulus L.) (1:12–13)

Extraction solvent: ethanol 65% V/V

What is Valerian?

Certification Mark

This leaflet was revised on 05/2012

Email: enquiries@avogel.co.uk
Phone: 0845 608 5858

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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