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Drug Interaction?

Hi, My Mom suffers from nerve pain caused by Shingles. Someone suggested applying St. John's Wort oil to the infected area for the pain. I am wondering if she could use this since she is on a ...

Posted 14 Nov 2014 3 answers

St. John's Wort - How long does it take to flush out st johns wort out of your system!!! I only took

... it for 3weeks 300mg pills and I got very bad side affects crazy vertigo. It scared me! I stoped taking it. It's been 2weeks now and I'm still having these side effects

Posted 18 Jun 2014 0 answers

Cefuroxime Axetil tab 500 mg?

Do any vitamins and supplements such as St, John's Wort interfere with this medication?

Posted 20 Jul 2014 1 answer

Zoloft & St. John's Wort?

Hello I have been on Sertraline for 3-4 months almost and I have increased weight by 3 clothe sizes. Very depressing along with bladder retention - not feeling good about this at all. I would like to ...

Posted 29 Jan 2014 1 answer

What would be the dosage for an adult of St. John's wort for night terrors?

I am on Citalopram, just got myself off of clonaepam (on it for about 12 years!), and now take Trazadone - 25mg before bed. I have always had night terrors, even when on the clonazepam, but they are ...

Posted 15 Dec 2013 2 answers

Can a pharmacist refuse to give information on drug and food interactions?

I requested information on the possibility of a drug interaction when taking St. John's Wort with Lexapro. The pharmacist said, "St. John's Wort is a dietary supplement and has no ...

Posted 30 Sep 2013 5 answers

Lexapro vs 5htp or tryptophan Have been off of St. John's Wort for a week, so that I?

... can try a prescription ssri for ocd. Am still very nervous about trying a prescription. In the past, I couldn't tolerate an ssri for more than 2 or 3 days. I've read such good things ...

Posted 24 Dec 2012 1 answer

How safe is interacting tylenol and St. John's Wort?

I take 650mg tylenol painkillers and St. John's Wort everyday. Then occasionally I drink beer and energy shots. Is all this safe?

Posted 3 Apr 2012 1 answer

St. John's Wort - So no one here has switched from SJW to a prescription anti-depressant? How could?

... this be? I know I'm not the only one. My question is, is it worth it to try a drug in place of SWJ? The sjw works well for a lot of things, but doesn't really alleviate ocd. Thanks for ...

Posted 27 Dec 2012 2 answers

I've been taking St. John's Wort for about 3 years and I am thinking about switching to Lexapro.?

... The literature that came with Lexapro said to stop SJW for 14 days before taking the drug. That's a big commitment, because the SJW helps. Also, I am a person who is very into natural ...

Posted 17 Dec 2012 1 answer

St. John's Wort - can i take these in the morning & can i take benadryl with it?

Hi everyone! Wanted to pick your brains and see if it would be okay to take pills in the morning. Just started taking them last night about 7:00 p.m. and I was up all night. Would it be okay to take ...

Posted 2 Mar 2011 1 answer

Can I take st. John's wort with Welbutrin?

My doctor says yes, but I am concerned about the warning's of serotonin shock even though these drugs/herbs work on different parts of the brain. Has anyone tried this combination or are you a ...

Posted 1 Mar 2011 3 answers

St. John's Wort - does st johns wort cause weight gain?

Unexplained gain of 7-10 lbs in 1 month. I have never had a weight problem? I also have feelings of bloating and distended stomach. I am a healthy 48 yr old female. 5'9", was 142 lbs, now ...

Posted 27 Jul 2010 1 answer

St. John's Wort - Any information on using St.John's Wort with Evening Primrose for premenopausal?

... symptoms I am a 38yr old female who has been having hot flashes, mood swings, weight gain, irritability, for about a month now, and talked with my ob/gyn. He suggested this combination and I ...

Posted 27 Jul 2011 2 answers

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