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THOMPSON AND CAPPER SLEEPAID TABLETS

Active substance(s): VALERIAN ROOT DRY ETHANOLIC EXTRACT 5-6:1 70%V/V

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Patient Information Leaflet

6: Further information
Active Ingredient:
Each film coated tablet contains 300mg of extract (as dry extract) from Valerian root
(Valeriana officinalis L.) (equivalent to 1,500mg – 1,800mg of Valerian root).

Healthspan Valerian
SleepAid
Tablets
Valerian Root Extract 300mg

Extraction solvent: Ethanol 70% v/v.
Excipients in the extract: Maltodextrin, Colloidal Anhydrous Silica.

Please read this leaflet carefully before you start taking these tablets.
It contains some important information about Healthspan Valerian SleepAid.

Tablet core:
Maltodextrin, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Croscarmellose Sodium, Stearic Acid,
Magnesium Stearate, Colloidal Anhydrous Silica.

Keep this leaflet with the tablets.
You may want to read it again or show it to your doctor, pharmacist or
qualified healthcare practitioner.

Tablet coating:
Hypromellose, Glycerol.
What Healthspan Valerian SleepAid looks like and contents of the pack:
Each pack contains 60 film coated tablets.

What is in this leaflet

Registration holder and manufacturer of this product
Thompson & Capper Ltd, Hardwick Road, Astmoor, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 1PH.

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

1: What this product is and what it is used for......................................................page 1
3: How to take this product........................................................................................page 2

Traditional herbal registration number: THR 01359/0004

4: Possible side-effects.................................................................................................page 3

If you would like further information about this product, please contact:
Healthspan Ltd, PO Box 64, Guernsey, GY1 1BT

5: How to store this product......................................................................................page 3
6: Further information.................................................................................................page 4

Telephone: 0800 73 123 77. Email: herbalinfo@healthspan.co.uk

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

This leaflet was prepared in September 2011.

This product is a traditional herbal medicinal product containing Valerian root extract.
Each film coated tablet contains 300mg of extract (as dry extract) from Valerian root
(Valeriana officinalis L.) (equivalent to 1,500mg – 1,800mg of Valerian root).
Extraction solvent: Ethanol 70% v/v.

THR 01359/0004

Healthspan Valerian SleepAid is a traditional herbal medicinal product used
to aid sleep and for the temporary relief of sleep disturbances, based on
traditional use only.

certification mark
LK183

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2: Before you take this product

4: Possible side-effects

DO NOT TAKE this product if you are:
• under 18 years of age
• pregnant or breast-feeding
• allergic to Valerian or any of the ingredients (see section 6)
• already taking a medicine which makes you drowsy
The effects of this product may be increased by alcohol.
Excessive use of alcohol should therefore be avoided.
Driving or operating machines:
This product may cause drowsiness. If affected do not drive
or operate machines.

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

3: How to take this product
Adults and the elderly
Take two tablets half an hour before bedtime. Swallow the tablet whole with
a little liquid.

Side-effects
• Nausea or feeling sick
• Abdominal cramps
If these persist for more than a few days, or become troublesome, stop taking
this product.
If you notice any other side-effect not mentioned above, or if any
side-effect becomes serious, tell your doctor or pharmacist.
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 GP’s surgery or pharmacy, or call
Freephone 0808 100 3352 (available 10am–2pm Monday-Friday).

Do not chew the tablet.

After taking this product
You must speak to a qualified healthcare practitioner if your symptoms worsen, if they
do not improve after four weeks, or if side-effects not mentioned in this leaflet occur.

As the effects of this product may not occur immediately, the tablets should be
taken every day for 2-4 weeks.

5: How to store this product

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
qualified 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.

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. Do not store the tablets in a place where the
temperature goes above 25°C.
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.

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

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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