What are Dormeasan drops?
Dormeasan drops are a herbal remedy that’s traditionally used to help you to get a good nights sleep. If you’re struggling with sleepless nights or symptoms of anxiety, this traditional remedy may help you to unwind and drift off to sleep. When you have short-term insomnia, Dormeasan could be the ideal herbal remedy to help you to get some much-needed sleep.
Why can’t I get to sleep?
Lots of people suffer from short-term insomnia, which means that you struggle to stay or fall asleep. When you struggle to sleep it can make you feel tired and irritable during the day, and you may find it difficult to concentrate when you need to. Some of the most common reasons you may experience insomnia include:
- A noisy environment
- Your room is too hot or too cold
- An uncomfortable bed
- Stress, anxiety, depression, etc.
- Jet lag
- Doing shift work
- Alcohol, caffeine, or nicotine
- Taking recreational drugs
How will the valerian and hops in Dormeasan drops help to ease my insomnia?
Dormeasan drops contain two natural ingredients which work together to form a herbal remedy for insomnia. These ingredients are hops and valerian root and they’re both traditionally used to help you to drift off into a peaceful sleep.
Can I use this product if I’m pregnant or breastfeeding?
You should not take Dormeasan drops if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. If you’re suffering from sleeplessness during pregnancy you should speak to your doctor or pharmacist and ask them to recommend a suitable remedy or some lifestyle changes that can help.
Can I take these drops if I’m taking other medication?
You should speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Dormeasan drops if you are taking any other medication, including herbal remedies or medicines obtained without a prescription. Do not take this product if you are already taking:
- Any other medications for sleep or anxiety
- Any medications which are affected by alcohol
Can I drive after taking this product?
Dormeasan drops are designed to help you fall asleep. If you feel sleepy or drowsy after taking this product you should not attempt to drive or use tools or machinery until you are absolutely sure you are safe to do so.
Can I drink alcohol if I’m taking these drops?
Dormeasan drops contain alcohol, and the effects of the drops can be increased if you drink alcohol while taking them. With that in mind, you should avoid alcohol while taking this product.
How to take these drops
This product can be used to help you to sleep or to ease symptoms of mild anxiety:
- To use for sleep: Take 30 drops in a little water or fruit juice half an hour before bedtime
- To use for anxiety: Take 10 – 20 drops in a little water or fruit juice once or twice a day
Do not take more than 70 drops a day
When should this product not be used?
Dormeasan drops are not suitable for children. Do not take this product if you are allergic to valerian root, hops, or any of the other listed ingredients. Speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product if you:
- Suffer from alcoholism, as this product contains ethanol, with the alcohol equivalent of 11ml of beer or 4ml of wine in each dose
- Are in a high-risk group of patients, e.g. those with liver disease or epilepsy
Do Dormeasan drops have any side effects?
Like all medications, Dormeasan drops can have side effects, although not everyone will experience them. These include:
- Feeling sick
- Stomach discomfort
If you experience these or any other side effects while using this product, stop use and speak to your doctor or pharmacist right away. For more information about reporting the side effects of medication and herbal remedies, please see the MHRA’s Yellow Card Scheme.
How to store this product
Store in a cool, dry place. Do not use this product if the expiry date printed on the original packaging has passed. Once opened use within 5 months. Keep out of sight and reach of children.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
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1 ml of oral liquid contains:
Valerian root tincture 0.5 ml (Valeriana officinalis L.) (1:10-11) Extraction solvent: Ethanol 58% V/V
Hops strobile tincture 0.5 ml (Humulus lupulus L.) (1:12-13) Extraction solvent: Ethanol 65% V/V
1 ml of Dormeasan Sleep is equivalent to 35 drops.
The other ingredients used for the liquid are ethanol and water.
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