What are Nytol Herbal One a Night Tablets?
Nytol Herbal One a Night Tablets are a natural sleeping aid that can help you to get a better night sleep. This product offers a traditional herbal alternative to traditional sleeping tablets and only contains natural active ingredients. It contains valerian root, which can improve sleep quality and help you to fall asleep faster. If you’re looking for a natural sleep remedy to help provide temporary relief from sleep disturbances, try Nytol Herbal One a Night, for a better night’s sleep.
What is insomnia?
Insomnia is when you have problems falling or staying asleep. It’s a very common problem, but it can leave you feeling tired or lethargic if it happens regularly. Insomnia commonly causes the following symptoms:
- Find it hard to go to sleep
- Waking up several times during the night
- Waking up early and being unable to return to sleep
- Feeling tired after waking up
- Unable to nap in the day, even if you’re tired
- Feeling tired and easily annoyed during the day
- Difficulty concentrating due to being tired
Insomnia can happen for a variety of reasons. The most common causes of insomnia include:
- Room temperature that is too hot or too cold
- Uncomfortable bed
- Consuming alcohol, caffeine or nicotine
- Recreational drugs
- Jet lag
- Shift work
- Some illnesses
How can you improve your quality of sleep?
It is possible to improve insomnia by having good ‘sleep hygiene’ before bedtime. Sleep hygiene is a series of practises or habits that you fulfil before you go to sleep. If you have poor sleep hygiene, you are more likely to experience sleep problems. Good sleep hygiene practises include:
- Going to bed and waking up at the same time every day
- Relax at least 1 hour before bed – e.g. take a bath or read a book
- Make sure your bedroom is dark and quiet
- Exercise regularly
- Ensure your bed is comfy
- Avoid smoking or drinking alcohol, tea or coffee at least 6 hours before bed
- Eat at regular times and avoid eating a big meal before bed
- Exercise at least 4 hours before going to bed
- Turn off televisions, smart phones and other electrical devices before going to bed
- Avoid naps during the day
- Don’t sleep in after a bad night’s sleep – try to keep to a sleep schedule
How can Nytol One a Night help you get to sleep?
The active ingredient in Nytol Herbal is valerian root which has traditionally been used to promote calm and restful sleep. It’s perfect for those who prefer a natural sleep remedy rather than a sleeping pill with an active ingredient that is a medicine or drug. It contains a higher dose of valerian (385mg) compared with other Nytol herbal products, so you only need to take one tablet to aid better quality sleep. Try Nytol One a Night for a simple solution for temporary sleeplessness and wake up refreshed and ready to take on the day.
How to use Nytol Herbal
It is recommended to take 1 tablet 30-60 minutes before you go to bed. You can also take one additional tablet earlier in the evening if it is required. This product is NOT recommended for anyone under the age of 18. The effects of this product may not occur immediately, so you should take the tablets continuously for 2-4 weeks.
Alcohol may increase the sedative effect of Nytol Herbal One a Night Tablets, so it is important to avoid excessive alcohol consumption.
When NOT to use this product
Do NOT take this medicine if you are allergic to any of the ingredients (see ingredients tab for full list), if you are taking other medication to improve sleep or if you are pregnant/breastfeeding.
Can you take this product with other medication
Seek advice from your GP or a Chemist4U pharmacist before taking this product if you are taking other medicines including medicines that have been obtained without a prescription.
Do Nytol Tablets have any side effects?
Like all medications, Nytol can cause side effects, although not everyone will experience them. Speak to your doctor if you experience any of the following mild side effects:
- Abdominal cramps
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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Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
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The active substance per tablet is: Dry extract from Valerian root 385mg (Valeriana officinalis L.) (equivalent to 1.54-1.93g of Valerian root) Extraction solvent: Ethanol 60% v/v Excipients: Maltodextrin, Colloidal Anhydrous Silica.
The other ingredients are: Core: Croscarmellose Sodium, Magnesium Stearate, Silicified Microcrystalline Cellulose, Talc and Silicon Dioxide.
Coating: Hypromellose, Talc, Titanium Dioxide, Macrogol, Saccharine Sodium
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This is why we’re going to take a look at the different kinds of sleeping pills, which one could be the best for you, and why getting to sleep is not just as simple as taking a pill before bedtime.
Can’t Sleep? Our Guide to Dealing with Insomnia
Lying awake at night staring at the ceiling, tossing and turning, and counting more sheep than you ever thought you’d see in your life? You’re not alone.
Lots of people are up all night struggling with insomnia, so today we’re going to take a look at what insomnia is and why so many of us can’t seem to get those 8 hours of sleep we really need.
How much sleep are you really getting?
Our studies show that just 24% of people get the NHS recommended 7-8 hours sleep a night. With a range of factors keeping us up such as stress, partners, noise and caffeine - It’s time to switch up our sleeping habits, as not getting enough Z’s every night can alter our bodies’ much-needed nightly reboot and affect our brain’s capability to problem-solve. We surveyed 2,000 UK-based respondents on questions relating to their sleeping habits.
I'm taking prednisolone (steroid) and lamictal (lamotigine).and levothyroxine tablets. Will it be ok to take the nytol herbal?
There is only limited data on pharmacological interactions with other medicinal products are available.
Additive effects with hypnotics and other sedatives cannot be excluded and therefore co- medication is not recommended as a general precaution.With your medication, we cannot see any problems known or reported.
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