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Identification

Summary

Valerian is a plant used in some non-prescription natural health products.

Generic Name
Valerian
DrugBank Accession Number
DB13196
Background

Valerian is extracted from a herb that is a perennial flowering plant. Valerian root is reported to have sedative and anxiolytic effects however its mechanism of action is not completely understood. Valerian has been used in the treatment of conditions including sleep disorders, anxiety, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and joint pain. Valproic acid is a derivative of valeric acid, which is obtained from the plant root. Valerian is a food ingredient permitted for direct addition to food for human consumption as a natural flavoring substance.

Type
Biotech
Groups
Approved, Experimental, Investigational
Biologic Classification
Allergenics
Allergen Extract
Synonyms
  • Valerianae radix

Pharmacology

Indication

Not Available

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Pharmacodynamics

Not Available

Mechanism of action
Not Available
Absorption

Not Available

Volume of distribution

Not Available

Protein binding

Not Available

Metabolism
Not Available
Route of elimination

Not Available

Half-life

Not Available

Clearance

Not Available

Adverse Effects
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Toxicity

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Pathways
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Pharmacogenomic Effects/ADRs
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Interactions

Drug Interactions
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Food Interactions
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Products

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Over the Counter Products
NameDosageStrengthRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing EndRegionImage
Artryl Cap 200 mgCapsule200 mgOralLes Laboratoires Vachon Inc.1994-12-312007-07-12Canada flag
Effidose Valeriane Liq 1916mg/10ml AmpLiquid1.916 g / ampOralLaboratoires Charton Laboratories1995-12-311999-01-16Canada flag
Ethical Herbals Sleep AidTablet170 mgOralAshbury Research CorporationNot applicableNot applicableCanada flag
Facilite Le Sommeil - Cap 270mgCapsule270 mgOralLaboratoire Lalco Inc.1997-01-202002-09-05Canada flag
Hermes No6 TeaLiquid120 mg / 5 mLOralHermes Arzneimittel Gmbh1958-12-311999-07-08Canada flag
Kalm CapsCapsule175 mgOralRheingold Food International Ltd.1985-12-312001-07-06Canada flag
Nervatex Tab 500mgTablet500 mg / tabOralCarmaran LtÉe1980-12-311996-09-09Canada flag
Nervatex Tablets 500mgTablet500 mg / tabOralPharmetics (2011) Inc.1995-12-312000-08-21Canada flag
PhytocalmCapsule150 mg / capOralSantÉ Naturelle (Ag) LtÉe1998-12-132004-08-05Canada flag
Salus Valerian TctTincture166.7 mg / mLOralSalus Haus1979-12-312003-07-24Canada flag
Mixture Products
NameIngredientsDosageRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing EndRegionImage
Bio-strath No. 8 GouttesValerian (0.225 mL / mL) + Passiflora incarnata flower (0.225 mL / mL) + Peppermint (0.05 mL / mL)Solution / dropsOralBio Strath Ag1989-12-312008-07-24Canada flag
Dormiphen Au NaturelValerian (400 mg) + Passiflora incarnata flower (400 mg)CapsuleOralLaboratoire Lalco Inc.Not applicableNot applicableCanada flag
Herbal Nerve - TabletValerian (300 mg) + Scutellaria lateriflora (350 mg)TabletOralSwiss Herbal Remedies Ltd.1995-12-312009-08-04Canada flag
Herbal Nerve TabValerian (50 mg) + Hops (50 mg) + Scutellaria lateriflora (100 mg)TabletOralVita Health Products Inc1977-12-312005-07-20Canada flag
Herbal RelaxValerian (120 mg) + Chamomile (460 mg)CapsuleOralWampole Brands, A Division Of Pangeo Pharma (Canada) Inc.1998-11-052002-07-29Canada flag
Herbal Relaxant - TabletValerian (500 mg) + Chamomile (200 mg)TabletOralQuest Vitamins A Div Of Purity Life Health Products1995-12-312001-07-06Canada flag
Herbal SleepValerian (600 mg) + Chamomile (100 mg) + Hops (165 mg) + Passiflora incarnata flower (175 mg)CapsuleOralPuresource Inc.Not applicableNot applicableCanada flag
Herbal Sleep AidValerian (400 mg) + Hops (100 mg) + Passiflora incarnata flower (100 mg)CapsuleOralWampole Brands, A Division Of Pangeo Pharma (Canada) Inc.1998-11-052002-07-29Canada flag
Herbal Slumber CapValerian (177 mg) + Hops (67 mg) + Peppermint (153 mg) + Scutellaria lateriflora (153 mg)CapsuleOralPep Products Inc.1992-12-311999-10-29Canada flag
Hops-valerian Combination CapValerian (133 mg) + Hops (134 mg) + Scutellaria lateriflora (133 mg)CapsuleOralNature's Herbs Inc.1995-12-311997-05-30Canada flag
Unapproved/Other Products
NameIngredientsDosageRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing EndRegionImage
Medi-doze Rx Sleep AidValerian (50 mg/1) + Melatonin (6 mg/1) + gamma-Aminobutyric acid (30 mg/1)TabletOralTwo Hip Consulting, Llc2013-02-202016-04-11US flag

Categories

ATC Codes
N05CM09 — Valerianae radix
Drug Categories
Classification
Not classified
Affected organisms
Not Available

Chemical Identifiers

UNII
JWF5YAW3QW
CAS number
8057-49-6

References

General References
Not Available
PubChem Substance
347911444
RxNav
253206
Wikipedia
Valerian

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials
PhaseStatusPurposeConditionsCount
3Unknown StatusTreatmentAnxiety Disorders1

Pharmacoeconomics

Manufacturers
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Packagers
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Dosage Forms
FormRouteStrength
CapsuleOral
CapsuleOral200 mg
Solution / dropsOral
LiquidOral1.916 g / amp
TabletOral170 mg
CapsuleOral270 mg
Injection, solutionIntramuscular
SyrupOral
LiquidOral120 mg / 5 mL
CapsuleOral175 mg
TabletOral
TabletOral500 mg / tab
CapsuleOral
CapsuleOral170 mg / cap
TabletOral600 mg / tab
CapsuleOral150 mg / cap
TabletOral600 mg
TabletOral140 mg / tab
TinctureOral166.7 mg / mL
PowderOral
CapsuleOral100 mg / tab
TabletOral100 mg
CapsuleOral560 mg
For solutionOral
TinctureOral200 mg / mL
CapsuleOral300 mg
CapsuleOral410 mg / cap
CapsuleOral500 mg / cap
CapsuleOral500 mg
CapsuleOral450 mg / cap
TabletOral800 mg / tab
CapsuleOral400 mg
CapsuleOral470 mg / cap
CapsuleOral470 mg
TinctureOral435 mg / mL
LiquidOral.125 g / mL
Tablet, coated
Tablet, coatedOral
TabletOral140 mg
CapsuleOral270 mg / cap
LiquidOral
Prices
Not Available
Patents
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Properties

State
Not Available
Experimental Properties
Not Available

Drug created at June 23, 2017 20:37 / Updated at October 26, 2021 21:40