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STRESSLESS HERBAL TABLETS

Active substance(s): HOPS / SKULLCAP / VALERIAN DRY EXTRACT 5:1. / VERVAIN EXTRACT 3:1

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PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER

HERBAL TABLETS
Please read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine.
Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you need more information or advice.

1. WHAT STRESSLESS HERBAL
TABLETS ARE AND WHAT
THEY ARE USED FOR





A traditional herbal medicinal product
used for the temporary relief of symptoms
associated with stress such as mild
anxiety, based on traditional use only.

• The product is for use by adults and
the elderly.
• The herbal active ingredients in this
product are hops, dry extract valerian
and dry extract verbena.

2. BEFORE YOU TAKE
STRESSLESS HERBAL TABLETS
Do not take Stressless Herbal Tablets:
• if you are allergic ( hypersensitive)
to any of the ingredients listed in
Section 6.
• if you are under 18 years of age.
• if you are already taking a medicine
for sleep or anxiety.
Taking other medicines:
Consult your doctor before taking this
medicine if you are already taking any

other medicines, including any bought
without a prescription.
Taking Stressless Herbal Tablets
with food and drink:
Taking Stressless Herbal Tablets at specified
mealtimes is a convenient way to help you
to remember to take them. It should not
matter whether you actually take them
with food. The sedative effect of alcohol
may be increased by taking Stressless
Herbal Tablets and so excessive
consumption of alcohol should be avoided.
Pregnancy and breast feeding:
Do not take Stressless Herbal Tablets
if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
Driving and using machinery:
This product may make you feel drowsy.
If affected do not drive or operate machines.
Important information about one of the
ingredients of Stressless Herbal Tablets:
The tablets contain small amounts of sucrose
210mg. If your doctor has told you that you
have an intolerance to some sugars
discuss this with your doctor before using
this product.

3. HOW TO TAKE STRESSLESS
HERBAL TABLETS
Only take the tablets by mouth. When opening
the container for the first time, break the
tamper evident band around the flip-top cap.
For adults and the elderly:
To relieve stress and mild anxiety:
• Take two tablets 3 times a day.
• Do not exceed the recommended dose.
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1. What Stressless Herbal Tablets are
and what they are used for
2. Before you take Stressless Herbal Tablets
3. How to take Stressless Herbal Tablets
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Stressless Herbal Tablets
6. Further information

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In this leaflet:

If you take more Stressless Herbal
Tablets than you should: If you
take more tablets than recommended,
consult your doctor, pharmacist or
qualified healthcare practitioner.
If you forget to take
Stressless Herbal Tablets:
Do not worry if you occasionally forget
to take this product, just carry on taking
the recommended dose when it is due.
Do not take any extra tablets to make up
for those you may have forgotten.
If you have any further questions on the use
of this product, ask your doctor, pharmacist
or qualified healthcare practitioner.

4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Stressless Herbal Tablets
may cause side effects for some people
such as nausea or abdominal cramps.
If the above side effects become serious
or if you experience any other side effects,
consult your doctor or pharmacist.
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
STRESSLESS HERBAL TABLETS










Keep out of the reach and sight
of children.
Do not use Stressless Herbal Tablets
after the expiry date shown on the
container and carton. The expiry date
refers to the last day of that month.
Do not store above 25°C.
Always close the cap tightly after use.
Medicines should not be disposed of







via wastewater or household waste.
Ask your pharmacist how to dispose
of medicines no longer required.
These measures will help to protect
the environment.

6. FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT
STRESSLESS HERBAL TABLETS
What Stressless Herbal Tablets contain:
Each coated tablet contains
45mg Hops strobiles (Humulus lupulus L.),
20mg of extract (as dry extract) from
Valerian root (Valeriana officinalis L.)(5:1)
Extraction solvent ethanol 45% v/v and
30mg of extract (as dry extract) from
Verbena herb (Verbena officinalis L.)(3:1)
Extraction solvent methanol 60% v/v.
The other ingredients are Tablet
core: microcrystalline cellulose, colloidal
hydrated silica, talc, sodium starch
glycolate, potato starch, magnesium
stearate, sucrose.
Extraction excipient: maltodextrin.
Tablet coating: sucrose, talc, kaolin and
titanium dioxide (E171).
What Stressless Herbal Tablets look
like and contents of the pack:
The tablets are circular, glossy and white.
They are available in white polypropylene
containers with tamper evident caps,
containing 50, 75 or 100 tablets. Not all
pack sizes may be marketed.
The Traditional Herbal Registration
holder is:
Diomed Herbals, Hitchin, Herts, SG4 7QR, UK.
The Manufacturer is:
Aeropak, Viking Road, Great Yarmouth,
Norfolk, NR31 0NU, UK.
This leaflet was last revised in: August 2016.
To listen to or request a copy of this leaflet
in Braille, large print or audio, please call
free of charge: 0800 198 5000 (UK only).
Please be ready to give the following
information: Stressless Herbal Tablets,
THR 17418/0029.
This is a service provided by the Royal
National Institute of Blind People (RNIB).
Certification mark

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As treatment effects may not be apparent
immediately, the tablets should be taken
for 2-4 weeks continuously. If symptoms
worsen or do not improve after 4 weeks,
consult your doctor, pharmacist or
qualified healthcare practitioner.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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