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Forum Name: Antidepressants
Question: St Johns Wort + Seroxat
|Acrobat - Mon Feb 28, 2005 8:36 pm|
Im taking Seroxat and i heard that St Johns Wort the herbal remedy works just as a well and has no side effects. Im wondering if i can take both at the same time or if it will have a bad reaction?
Im also thinking of coming off the Seroxat slowly this year and hoping i can take St Johns Wart pretty much every day from now on instead.
Thanks in advance.
|Theresa Jones, RN - Tue Mar 01, 2005 6:28 am|
Seroxat and St Johns Wort should not be used in combination. You may want to discuss with your physician about the benefits of using one drug over the other. There have been positive responses from people that have used St Johns Wort but again I would discuss this with your physician and suggest against using both of these simultaneously.
|Acrobat - Tue Mar 01, 2005 3:16 pm|
Ahh ok thanks alot, i will make a doctors appointment.
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