What happens if I miss a dose ()?
No information is available regarding a missed dose of valerian. Consult your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider if you require further information.
What happens if I overdose ()?
Seek emergency medical attention.
Symptoms of a valerian overdose are not known.
What should I avoid while taking valerian ()?
Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. Valerian may cause drowsiness and dizziness. If you experience drowsiness or dizziness, avoid these activities.
Use alcohol cautiously while taking valerian. Alcohol may increase drowsiness when used with valerian.
What other drugs will affect valerian ()?
Before taking valerian, talk your doctor if you are taking muscle relaxants, other sleep or anxiety medicines, pain medicines, seizure medicines, antidepressants, or other medicines that cause drowsiness. These drugs may increase drowsiness and dizziness while you are taking valerian.
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with valerian or affect your condition. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care professional before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines or other herbal/health supplements.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider may have more information about valerian.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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