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Can I take Valerian and Zoloft?

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masso 7 Aug 2014

Interactions between your selected drugs

sertraline ↔ valerian
Applies to: Zoloft (sertraline), Valerian Root (valerian)
Using sertraline together with valerian may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience some impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with these medications. Avoid driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medications affect you. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

Other drugs that your selected drugs interact with
Valerian Root (valerian) interacts with more than 200 other drugs.
Zoloft (sertraline) interacts with more than 400 other drugs.

Anonymous 7 Aug 2014

Hello noranoranora..I researched and into your inquiry, I have no evidence either positive or negative. Regards pledge

balbanese 8 Aug 2014

I wouldn't take the chance, potential for dizziness, respiratory depression, etc.

RayDay22 21 Apr 2015

I take Zoloft and I'm drinking tea that contains Valerian root. I drink it at night and take my Zoloft in the morning and haven't had any problems yet.

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