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Boots Sleepeaze Herbal Plus Tablets

Information for the user

Boots Sleepeaze Herbal Plus Tablets

(Extracts of Valerian, Hop Strobile, Passion Flower)

Read all of this leaflet carefully because it contains important information for you.

This product is available without prescription to treat minor conditions. However, you still need to use this product carefully to get the best results from it.

  • Keep this leaflet as you may need to read it again.
  • Ask your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner if you need more information or advice.

What this product is for

This product is a traditional herbal medicinal product used for the temporary relief of sleep disturbances based on traditional use only.

This product contains extracts of Valerian root, Hop strobile, and Passion Flower herb.

Before you take this product

This product can be taken by adults. However, some people should not take this product or should seek the advice of their pharmacist or doctor first.

Do not take:

  • If you are allergic to any of the ingredients (see “what is in this product” section)
  • If you are under 18 years of age
  • If you are taking any medicines which make you drowsy, such as those for sleep or anxiety
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding

Other important information

Information about some of the ingredients in this medicine:

The effects of this product may be increased by alcohol. Excessive use of alcohol should therefore be avoided.

Driving and using machines: This product may cause drowsiness, which can persist into the following day. If affected you should not drive or operate machinery.

If you take other medicines

Before you take these tablets, make sure that you tell your pharmacist about ANY other medicines you might be using at the same time.

If you are unsure about interactions with any other medicines, talk to your pharmacist. This includes medicines prescribed by your doctor and medicine you have bought for yourself, including herbal and homeopathic remedies.

How to take this product

Check the foil is not broken before use. If it is, do not take that tablet.

For adults: Take two capsules 1 hour before you go to bed

For oral use. Swallow the tablets whole with water. Do not chew the tablets.

Do not give to children or adolescents under 18 years.

Do not take more than the amount recommended above.

If symptoms worsen or do not go away talk to your pharmacist or doctor.

As the effects of this product may not occur immediately, it should be taken continuously for 2 to 4 weeks. If symptoms worsen or persist after 4 weeks consult your pharmacist or doctor.

If you take too many tablets: Talk to a pharmacist or doctor straight away. Take your product and this leaflet with you.

If you miss a dose: Take the next dose when it is due. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

Possible side effects

Most people will not have problems, but some may get some of these. If you have any unwanted side effects you should seek advice from your doctor, pharmacist or other healthcare professional.

The frequency of the side effects is not known. The following side effects have been reported with Valerian root preparations:

  • Stomach cramps, feeling sick

Other side effects

One case of hypersensitivity (vasculitis) and one case of increased heartbeat (tachycardia) have been reported in patients using Passion Flower herb.

If any side effect becomes severe, or you notice any side effect not listed here, please tell your pharmacist or doctor.

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 or search for MHRA Yellow card in the Google Play or Apple App Store. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

How to store this product

Do not store above 25°C. Store in the original package.

Keep this medicine in a safe place out of the sight and reach of children, preferably in a locked cupboard.

Use by the date on the end flap of the carton.

After this date return any unused product to your nearest pharmacy for safe disposal.

What is in this product

Each film coated tablet contains the active ingredients:

34 mg of extract (as dry extract) from Hop strobile (Humulus lupulus L.) (4-6:1) Extraction solvent: Methanol 30% (v/v)

30.8 mg of extract (as dry extract) from Valerian root (Valeriana officinalis L.) (4.5-6:1) Extraction solvent: Ethanol 60% (v/v)

18.2 mg of extract (as dry extract) of Passion Flower herb (Passiflora incarnata L.) (3-7:1) Extraction solvent: Ethanol 70% (v/v)

The other ingredients are:

Extract excipients: Maltodextrin, colloidal anhydrous silica.

Core excipients: Calcium hydrogen phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, stearic acid, magnesium stearate.

Film-coating: Polyethylene glycol 400, Hypromellose 4500, hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose, iron oxides (E172), titanium dioxide (E171).

This pack contains 30 tan brown film coated tablets.

Who makes this product

Manufactured for

The Boots Company PLC
Nottingham
NG2 3AA

by the

Traditional Herbal Registration Holder Brunel Healthcare Manufacturing Ltd
William Nadin Way
Swadlincote
Derbyshire
DE11 0BB
U.K.

Text revised: July 2018

If you would like any further information about this medicine, please contact

The Boots Company PLC
Nottingham
NG2 3AA

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Product name: Boots Sleepeaze Herbal Plus Tablets

Reference number: THR 20894/0073

Artwork reference: WBAG332459