Side effects are very rare when Valerian is used in therapeutic doses. There have been isolated reports of gastrointestinal disorders. If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
When not to take:
Valerian should not be used in case of hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients.
It should not be used in children under 12 years of age because there is insufficient evidence of the safety and effectiveness of Valerian at this age.
Avoid concomitant use with alcohol.
The product contains castor oil and colorant E110. There may be cases of intolerance to the specific aroma of valerian.
Which drugs affect the action of valerian?
To date, no adverse drug interactions are known, but concomitant use of Valerian with alcohol may increase their effect. Possible interactions with sedatives have not been studied.
What should be provided during pregnancy and lactation.
No adverse effects on pregnancy and lactation have been reported, but due to lack of data, use during pregnancy and lactation is not recommended.
How does it affect the ability to drive and use machines?
May impair the ability to drive and use machines. Affected patients should not drive or use machines.
What should you do if you have taken the wrong amount of Valerian?
To date, isolated cases of overdose have been reported after a dose exceeding 20 times the maximum therapeutic dose. In case of Valerian overdose, the following manifestations may be observed: fatigue, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, drowsiness, trembling hands, dilated pupils. In these cases, it is necessary to immediately stop taking valerian and consult your doctor. Symptomatic agents may be required.