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I took 30mg. Prozac for 2 1/2 weeks, then 20 for 3 days. How long til out of my system?

My doctor is switching me to St. John's Wort and says to quit the Prozac and go straight from 20mg. Prozac to the SJW. I'm a little scared of seratonin syndrome. I also take 50mg. 5HTP at ...

Posted 30 Apr 2016 0 answers

St. John's Wort for Memory Improvement?

Dear Doctor, I am looking to purchase a memory supplement that contains st. john's wort. The product describes that st. john's wort is added because this ingredient is known to help improve ...

Posted 9 Jun 2015 1 answer

St. John's Wort - I started taking St Johns Wort 3 days ago its 450mg per tablet but it says on the?

... back that 1 tablet is the equivalent to 1350-2700mg of st johns wort. I'm confused as its a one a day tablet but online everyone seems to say you should take 450mg 2 times a day for good ...

Posted 18 Sep 2015 0 answers

Are there any known interactions between Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride and St. Johns Wort?

I began using St. Johns Wort for a couple days now. I also have really bad allergies this time of year, and subsequently use Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride at night, in order to wake up not feeling so ...

Posted 13 May 2015 2 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 1 answer

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

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

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 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

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

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

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