- Side Effects
- Patient Information Leaflet
What is Kalms Night
Kalms Night-Time is a traditional herbal treatment intended to assist with a soothing and calming night's sleep. Using pure herbal extracts (valerian root), it helps to stay free from the next day's drowsiness.
How effective is Kalms Night?
Kalms Night tablets are an effective way to get a good night’s sleep. The active ingredient is valerian root which is a traditional herbal remedy used effectively for many years. Most patients find them effective within 2 weeks of starting.
Can I buy Kalms Night online?
Kalms Night does not require a prescription, although you are very welcome to book an appointment with a health expert at Click Pharmacy to discuss how best to use this product. Kalms Night can be purchased online and will be sent directly to you by Next Day Delivery. Multipacks are also available.
What dose should I choose?
Kalms Night is available in 50 tablet packets.
Take 1 tablet 30-60 minutes before sleep.
How should I take Kalms Night?
Swallow 1 tablets 30 to 60 minutes before bedtime.
It is not recommended for anyone under 18 years old.
As the effects of this product may not occur immediately, the tablets should be taken continuously for 2-4 weeks.
If you take more Kalms Night, than you should seek medical advice in the event of an overdose.
If you forget to take Kalms Night, do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose.
How does Kalms Night work?
Kalms Night tablets contain valerian root extract. Valerian root is a traditional herbal remedy that helps to give a good night’s sleep while reducing stress and anxiety.
Valerian root extract is a natural sedative and helps you to drift off into a peaceful sleep.
How long do I need to apply Kalms Night to work before I notice a difference?
Kalms night tablets should be taken 30-60 minutes before sleeping. It may take 2-4 weeks before the tablets have a noticeable effect.
What is the difference between Kalms Night and Kalms Day/Vitabiotics Sleepnite?
Kalms Night pills contain a herbal remedy - valerian root extract. The tablets are taken an hour before sleep and help give a relaxed sleep.
Kalms Day pills are very similar to the night pills and contain the same active ingredient - valerian root extract as well as hops extract. They are marketed to reduce stress and anxiety during the day.
Vitabiotics sleepnite also contain valerian and offer alternative dosages.
What are the side effects of Kalms Night?
Like all medicines, Kalms Night can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Tell your doctor if you notice any of the following mild side effects:
- abdominal cramps.
If any of the side effects become serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
You can help to make medicines safer by reporting any side effects to the Yellow Card Scheme at
Alternatively, you can get a paper Yellow Card form from your surgery or pharmacy or call freephone at 0808 100 3352 (available 10 am-2 pm Monday – Friday).
When shouldn’t I take Kalms Night?
Do not take Kalms Night if you:
-are allergic to any of the ingredients
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medication, including:-medication which makes you drowsy.
-medicines obtained without a prescription. Taking Kalms Night with food and drink Alcohol may increase the sedative effect of Kalms Night. Therefore, excessive alcohol consumption should be avoided while you are taking Kalms Night.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Kalms Night is not recommended for use during pregnancy or when breast-feeding. Ask your doctor
or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.
Driving and using machines
Kalms Night is designed to make you feel sleepy. This could affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.
- do not drive because Kalms Night could stop you driving safely
- do not operate any tools or machinery
What is Kalms One A Night used for?
Kalms One A Night is a herbal remedy formulated to provide one with a better night's sleep.
Can children use Kalms One A Night?
Kalms One A Night is not suitable for anyone under the age of 18 years old.
Can pregnant or breastfeeding women use Kalms One A Night Tablets for a better night's sleep?
It is advised that pregnant and breastfeeding women refrain from using Kalms One A Night Tablets for a better night's sleep. If you feel that it is necessary to take these tablets you should consult with a GP, pharmacist or midwife before using them.
Can I drink alcohol while using Kalms One A Night Tablets?
It is advised to refrain from drinking excessive amounts of alcohol while using Kalms One A Night Tablets for a better night’s sleep. This is because alcohol can interfere with the drug and make side effects such as drowsiness worse.
Like all medicines you are likely to experience a number of side effects from using Kalms One A night. Common side effects include the following:
- Feeling sick
- Abdominal cramps
- Pain in the hips
- Pain in the stomach
- Feeling tired
- Feeling drowsy
If any of these side effects worsen, you should stop using Kalms One A Night Tablets and seek medical advice, from a GP or pharmacist, as soon as possible.