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St. John's Wort

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St. John's wort is an herbal supplement that has many drug interactions. In your case, it can make your simvastatin less effective, which can result...
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Don't go off your meds without discussing with your doc, as going off your meds could also cause side effects. I have seen SJW work for some folks...
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For a long time, investigators thought a chemical in St. John’s wort called hypericin was responsible for its effects against depression. More recent...
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The following doses have been studied in scientific research:BY MOUTH:For mild to moderate depression: When using St. John’s wort extract...
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St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) is an herbal remedy that may be helpful (although it has not yet been proven useful by scientists) for...
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St. John's wort is a wild yellow flower considered to be a weed throughout most of the U.S. It has been used for medical purposes in other parts of...
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There is some scientific evidence that St. John's wort is helpful in treating mild to moderate depression. However, two large studies, one sponsored...
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Both the leaves and the flowers of St. John's wort are harvested, dried, and put into liquid or pill form. The dried leaves may also be used as a tea...
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You should be alert for any of the following effects if you are taking St. John's Wort:Allergic reactions.Fatigue and restlessness with long-term use...
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Herbal therapies are not recommended for pregnant women, children, the elderly, or those with compromised immune systems. In addition, some herbs...
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If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing...
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If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US National Poison...
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Refer to storage information printed on the package. If you have any questions about storage, ask your pharmacist. Keep all medications and herbal...
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St. John's wort has been used for depression.Some herbal/dietary supplement products have been found to contain possibly harmful...
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Avoid taking MAO inhibitors (isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue, moclobemide, phenelzine, procarbazine, rasagiline, selegiline...
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