Valerian tincture is a herbal medicine with a sedative effect.
Release form and composition
Dosage form - tincture for oral administration (25, 40 or 50 ml in dark glass bottles, in a cardboard bundle 1 bottle).
Active substance: rhizome with roots of valerian medicinal, in 10 ml - 2 g.
Auxiliary substance: ethanol.
Indications for use
- Increased nervous irritability;
- Spasms of the gastrointestinal tract;
- Functional disorders of the cardiovascular system.
Valerian tincture should be used with caution in patients with chronic enterocolitis.
Dosing and Administration
The drug is taken orally before eating, after diluting in a small amount of water.
Adults are prescribed for 20-30 drops 3-4 times a day, for children - at the rate of 1 drop per 1 year of life of the child.
Valerian tincture can cause lethargy and weakness, especially when taking high doses. With prolonged use possible constipation. In rare cases, allergic reactions are noted.
Patients who have been taking Valerian tincture for a long time should take into account the likelihood of a decrease in psychomotor reactions, especially when driving vehicles, working with mechanisms, and engaging in other potentially dangerous activities.
Valerian enhances the action of hypnotic drugs and other drugs that depress the central nervous system.
Terms and conditions of storage
Store at a temperature of 10-20 ˚C. Do not expose to sunlight. Keep out of the reach of children.
Shelf life - 2 years.