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Forum Name: Antidepressants
Question: Herbal Drug Interaction
|katporche - Tue Nov 04, 2008 9:06 pm||
I have high blood pressure. I take: Lisinopril 20mg, and Toprol XL 100 mg. I was taking Geodon for depression . I stopped over 2 months ago. I was taing chantix for my spoking, but it made me sick, so I stopped it about a month ago. I smoke from 6 to 8 cigaretts a day. Q: I have a very low Libito. Will taking Kanna,(Sceletium Tortuosum) ?
|Debbie Miller, RN - Sun Feb 15, 2009 7:35 pm||
The problem is we have limited information about dietary and herbal supplements. They are not regulated or studied the same as other medications are so data is minimal and in most cases we can't say how they interact with other drugs. You should discuss this with your prescribing physician.
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