St. John's wort - Cautions

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Herbs and Spices and other Healthy topics.

What are St.John´s-wort and other medication problems?

St. John's wort - Cautions

Don't mix St. John's wort with Certain Medications:

St. John's-wort can increase the effects of antidepressants such as Prozac, Zoloft, and Luvox. This can cause weakness, fatigue, or incoherence.

St. John's wort can also reduce the effectiveness of cardiac medication. This herb can have a useful place in your treatment life, just use it with caution and don't use it internally if you are using antidepressants or cardiac medication.

St. John's Wort may also make the birth control pill less effective if you are taking both.

   

Comments

Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.



Name:


URL: (optional)


Comment:


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Healthy Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!


Guru Spotlight
George Sayour