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My gf has depression and anxiety and wants something to help, but has conflicting medication. Help?

Posted 8 Jul 2010 10 answers

She's been recently been dealing with depression and severe anxiety issues, but already takes Imitrex for the occasional migraine and Melatonin to help her sleep. She can't really afford to get any other prescription medications, so she wanted to take something natural like St John's ...

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

Posted 18 Jun 2014 1 answer

... 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

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

Posted 1 Mar 2011 3 answers

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 doctor who would be willing to weigh in on this question? thanks so much

Headaches & fatigue from St John's Wort, will they go away?

Posted 11 Jan 2018 2 answers

I started taking a very low dose of St John's Wort yesterday for depression, it has improved my mood but given me nightmares, headaches and fatigue. Anyone else experience this? Did it subside?

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

Posted 2 Mar 2011 1 answer

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 in the morning? How about two doses at once? Have 300 mg pills at 0.3% Hypericin= 0.9 mg). Thanks ...

Does St. John's Wort help with insomnia? Thanks?

Posted 3 Mar 2011 2 answers

St. John's Wort for Memory Improvement?

Posted 9 Jun 2015 2 answers

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 memory. However, I am aware that St. John's Wort is normally used for depression. However, ...

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

Posted 27 Jul 2010 1 answer

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 150 lbs after 1 mos on st johns wort. no other medication

How long does St. John's Wort take to work?

Posted 25 Feb 2017 1 answer

I've been taking 2 capsules (overall 520 mg) of St. Jonh's Wort for 5 days. Each capsule contains 0.7 mg of hypiricin and hyperforin not over 4.9 mg. How long does it take to work?

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

Posted 27 Jul 2011 2 answers

... 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 haven't found anything on it yet. Any imput would be wonderful.

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

Posted 3 Apr 2012 1 answer

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

Zoloft & St. John's Wort?

Posted 29 Jan 2014 1 answer

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 ween myself off and am just wondering if to St. John's Wort but would like to take both for a ...

St. John's Wort - how long and how regular till any effect can be expected?

Posted 8 Dec 2009 1 answer

SSRIs don't work until taken, regularly, for a while (generally at least two weeks). Is this true for St John's Wort too?

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

Posted 13 May 2015 2 answers

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 stuffy, and to fall asleep a lot faster. I'm really worried there could be a bad reaction, as ...

Can I take St. John's wort with my SSRI meds?

Posted 20 Aug 2016 2 answers

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