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Forum Name: Antidepressants

Question: Can I take Chinese medicine with SSRI and beta blockers


 philologus - Thu Jul 22, 2010 4:09 am

Diagnosis = Anxiety disorder
I am on 100mg Sertraline and 3 x 40mg Propranolol
I have been given Chinese medicines, is it OK to take with the other tablets?
 Faye Lang, RN, MSW - Fri Jul 23, 2010 9:15 pm

Hello philologus,

I'm very sorry, but it's not possible to determine if the Chinese medications would be safe to take with the prescribed medications. It's unwise to take herbal or naturopathic medications with prescribed medications, unless it has been discussed with your doctor and he or she has determined that it would be safe to do so. Please discuss it with the doctor who prescribed your medications, for your own safety.

Good luck to you.

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