What is Persen FORTE and what it is used for
Persen Forte is a herbal medicinal product with mild sedation .
Valerian roots have a calming effect , relieves symptoms of nervous tension .
Help sleep insomnia .
The leaves of lemon balm enhance the calming effect of the product.
Mint leaves are traditionally used in conjunction with the roots of valerian plant products in a soothing effect.
Persen FORTE is the drug of choice for treatment of minor offenses where the use of powerful sedatives is not rational.
Persen FORTE helps with mild transient nervousness (like daily sedative during mental stress , anxiety, irritability ) and / or temporary difficulty sleeping .
Before you take Persen FORTE
Do not take Persen FORTE
- if you are allergic to valerian, lemon balm, mint or any other ingredients of Persen Fort.
Take special care with Persen FORTE
The use of the product in children under 12 years is not recommended.
Taking other medicines
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines , including medicines , optuskani without a prescription.
No studies on the interactions of Persen FORTE with other medicinal products.
Persen FORTE can be taken with synthetic sedatives products only supervision by a doctor.
Taking Persen FORTE with food and drink
The effect of Persen FORTE is not affected by food intake.
Pregnancy and lactation
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine . Safety during pregnancy and lactation has not been established. As a precaution , the use during pregnancy and lactation is not recommended.
Driving and using machines
Persen Forte can affect the ability to drive and use machines. Therefore is not recommended before driving or operating machinery.
Important information about some of the ingredients of Persen FORTE
Persen FORTE contains lactose. If you know that you have an intolerance to some sugars, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
How to take Persen FORTE
Adults and children over 12 years of age with mental stress , anxiety or irritability take 2 capsules Persen FORTE twice daily.
For insomnia, take 2 capsules Persen FORTE one hour before sleep.
The capsules should be swallowed with some liquid , regardless of food intake.
Persen FORTE has a gradual onset of action. To achieve optimal therapeutic
effect is recommended to use at least 2 weeks.
The duration of treatment is not particularly limited . This does not appear depending on the symptoms , or
withdrawal even after long use of recommended doses of Persen Fort.
If symptoms worsen or do not improve after 14 days you should consult a doctor.
If you take more than the amount of Persen FORTE
If you take more than the required dose of the medicinal product , you should immediately contact your doctor or pharmacist.
A single dose of 20 g roots of valerian equivalent to 42 capsules Persen FORTE can cause symptoms such as fatigue, abdominal pain , tightness in the chest , dizziness, tremor of the hands and mydriasis .
These symptoms disappear within 24 hours. If you resume immediately consult your doctor. No data on toxicity in overdose with mint leaves and lemon balm .
If you forget to take Persen FORTE
If you forget to take a capsule, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose , leave the missed and return to your normal dosing schedule . Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose.
Possible side effects
Like all medicines , Persen FORTE can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them .
Gastrointestinal symptoms (eg, nausea, abdominal pain ) may occur following administration of products containing valerian root . The frequency is not known.
If any of the side effects gets serious , or you notice other effects not listed in this leaflet , please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
How to store Persen FORTE
Keep medicines in 25 ° C, protected from moisture. Keep out of reach of children.
Do not use PERC Forte after the expiry date stated on the carton . The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
What does Persen FORTE contains
– The active ingredients are valerian root dry extract , lemon balm leaf dry extract , mint leaves dry extract .
– The other ingredients are:
Capsule : light magnesium oxide type E , magnesium stearate, lactose monohydrate, talc , colloidal anhydrous silica .
Capsule : gelatin, red iron oxide ( E 172 ), titanium dioxide ( E171 ), yellow iron oxide (E 172).
Looks like Persen FORTE and contents of the pack
Each capsule Persen FORTE contains :
– 87 mg of valerian root dry extract : extractant 70 % (V / V) ethanol;
– 17 mg of lemon balm leaf dry extract; Extractant : 50 % (V / V) ethanol;
– 17 mg mint leaves dry extract; Extractant : 40 % (V / V) ethanol.