Remotiv is a natural medication that helps relieve nervous tension, stress and mild anxiety
Remotiv contains a well-researched extract of St John’s wort, a herb that has a long history of traditional use for mood problems.
Natural remedies for stress and mild anxiety may assist with different symptoms. Remotiv can help if you are struggling with:
Stress relief and management
Mild anxiety, irritability, and nervous tension
Maintaining a healthy mood
Staying calm and emotionally balanced.
Remotiv works indirectly on chemicals in the brain such as serotonin, dopamine and noradrenaline that are linked with stress, tension and anxiety.
You can check with your doctor, pharmacist, naturopath or natural healthcare practitioner if Remotiv is right for you.
The Remotiv Difference
Remotiv is a herbal remedy containing a specific extract (Ze 117) of the herb Hypericum perforatum, also known as St John’s wort. Ze 117 is manufactured in Switzerland using a patented production method, ensuring consistently high quality.
Clinical trials have been conducted in more than 2,000 people using the same specific extract that is found in Remotiv (Ze 117).1-4 A one-year study showed that the extract was well tolerated and led to continued improvement of stress and mild anxiety symptoms during this time.
Each tablet of Remotiv contains:
Extracts equivalent to dry herb Hypericum perforatum
......which is equal to Ze 117.
Remotiv contains an exclusive extract (Ze 117) of the herb Hypericum perforatum, also known as St John’s wort. Hypericum perforatum has a long history of traditional use for mood-related conditions.
Directions for use
Adults: take 1 tablet morning and evening
It may take 4 weeks to achieve the full effect.
Remotiv is recommended for a minimum of 4 to 6 weeks and ongoing therapy may be appropriate. Please discuss with your healthcare professional.
If symptoms persist, or the condition recurs, it is important to speak with a healthcare professional.
Remotiv has been studied in over 2,000 patients, including a one-year study that showed it to be well tolerated with continued improvement of mild anxiety symptoms during this time.4 In clinical trials, Remotiv has been very well tolerated and resulted in very few side effects. Side effects were predominantly gastrointestinal upsets. If you are currently taking prescription medication, including the oral contraceptive pill, it is important to talk with a healthcare professional before using a natural medicine like Remotiv. Some medications and Remotiv may interfere with each other. For further specific information see the FAQ section below.
FAQs About Remotiv
Is Remotiv likely to have any side effects?
Remotiv is generally well tolerated. However, Remotiv can cause increased sensitivity to the sun; it is not recommended that people with known light hypersensitivity take Remotiv. It is best to speak with your healthcare professional if you are concerned about possible side effects.
Is Remotiv likely to interact with any medications?
Remotiv has been associated with affecting the speed at which other drugs in the body are broken down and therefore could affect the action of these drugs. Remotiv should not be taken with certain medications, including antidepressant or mood-altering medications, certain immunosuppressants, warfarin, digoxin, certain hormonal medications, including the oral contraceptive pill, and anticonvulsants. If you are currently taking prescription medication, including the oral contraceptive pill, it is important to discuss this with your healthcare professional before starting Remotiv. The specific extract of the St John’s wort herb used in Remotiv (Ze 117) contains consistently low levels (<1%) of the constituent hyperforin,5which is considered possibly responsible for the interaction between some St John’s wort products and certain medications.
Can Remotiv be used in children and teenagers?
Remotiv is recommended as a natural remedy in adults over 18 years of age unless directed by a healthcare professional. If you have specific questions or concerns, it is important to speak with a healthcare professional
Does Remotiv contain any allergens?
As a natural remedy for stress and mild-anxiety relief, Remotiv has no added gluten, wheat or yeast, soy, sucrose, artificial colours or flavourings.
How long does Remotiv take to work and what is the average course of treatment?
Relief of symptoms can be expected within 4 weeks of treatment. Treatment with Remotiv is symptomatic and should be continued as needed. You should review your treatment with your healthcare professional at least every 6 weeks. See your healthcare professional if symptoms persist after 6 weeks.
Will Remotiv affect my ability to drive and use machines?
Remotiv has no known adverse effects in these situations.
Is Remotiv safe for long-term use?
The available data suggests that Remotiv is appropriate for long-term usage. A one-year study showed tolerability and continued improvement over this time.4 If you have specific questions or concerns about how long to take Remotiv, it is important to speak with a healthcare professional. Relief of symptoms can be expected within 4 weeks. Remotiv offers symptomatic relief and can be continued as needed. You should review your individual needs regularly with your healthcare professional.
Can Remotiv be used in pregnancy and lactation?
Remotiv is not recommended during pregnancy or lactation as there are no published studies to establish its safe use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. However, there is no evidence for concern when using Remotiv in pregnancy and lactation. Remotiv tablets should only be taken under the advice and supervision of a healthcare professional.
How does Remotiv differ to other St John's wort products?
Remotiv is a clinically researched extract of St John’s wort, referred to as Ze 117. Exclusive to Remotiv, Ze 117 has been shown in clinical trials to support a healthy mood and help relieve stress. When taking Remotiv, you can be confident you are receiving a consistent natural medicine that has been tested in clinical trials.
Does Remotiv contain lactose?
Yes, each Remotiv tablet contains a small amount (120mg) of lactose.
1.Schrader E et al Human Psychopharmacology 1998; 13:163-169. 2. Woelk H et alBMJ 2000; 21:536-9. 3.Schrader E Int Clin Psychopharma 2000; 16:277-283. 4.Brattström A J Phymed 2009;16:277-283. 5.Wurglics M et al Am Pharm Assoc 2001; 41(4): 560-66.
Some of this research was conducted using funding provided by Max Zeller Soehne AG.