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St. john39s wort Uses, Side Effects, Interactions and Warnings - WebMD

8/19/2014
06:20 | Author: David Perry

St johns wort side effects
St. john39s wort Uses, Side Effects, Interactions and Warnings - WebMD

Find patient medical information for st. john's wort on WebMD including its uses, effectiveness, side effects and safety, interactions, user ratings and products that.

Some medications are changed and broken down by the liver. St. John's wort might increase how quickly the liver breaks down some medications. Taking St. John's wort along with some medications that are broken down by the liver can decrease the effectiveness of some medications. Before taking St. John's wort talk to your healthcare provider if you are taking any medications that are changed by the liver. Some medications changed by the liver include lovastatin (Mevacor), ketoconazole (Nizoral), itraconazole (Sporanox), fexofenadine (Allegra), triazolam (Halcion), and many others.

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St. John39s Wort and Depression NCCAM

6/18/2014
04:00 | Author: David Perry

St johns wort side effects
St. John39s Wort and Depression NCCAM

St. John's wort, a plant that grows in the wild, has been used for centuries for health purposes. However, consumers need to be aware of serious concerns about.

NCCAM thanks the following individuals for their technical expertise and review of this publication: Jonathan Davidson, M.D., Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University; David Mischoulon, M.D., Ph.D., Director of Research and Alternative Remedy Studies at the Depression Clinical and Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital; and Wendy Weber, Ph.D., and John (Jack) Killen, Jr., M.D., NCCAM.

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Depression is a medical condition that affects about 1 in 10 U.S.

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St. John39s wort (Hypericum perforatum) - Drugs and Supplements

4/17/2014
02:00 | Author: David Perry

St johns wort side effects
St. John39s wort (Hypericum perforatum) - Drugs and Supplements

St. John's wort may alter drug levels. Use cautiously in people taking agents for bacterial or fungal infections, agents for erectile dysfunction, antianxiety agents.

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration does not strictly regulate herbs and supplements. There is no guarantee of strength, purity or safety of products, and effects may vary. You should always read product labels. If you have a medical condition, or are taking other drugs, herbs, or supplements, you should speak with a qualified healthcare provider before starting a new therapy. Consult a healthcare provider immediay if you experience side effects.

Avoid in people with known allergy or sensitivity to St. John's wort or to any of its parts.

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Infrequent allergic skin reactions, including rash and itching, have been reported.

Extensive research supports the safe use of St. John's wort for a short duration ( This evidence-based monograph was prepared by The Natural Standard Research Collaboration www.naturalstandard.com.

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Hypericum perforatum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

2/16/2014
12:20 | Author: David Perry

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Hypericum perforatum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Common St John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) is a flowering plant species of the genus Hypericum. It is a medicinal herb with antidepressant properties and.

St John's wort has been shown to cause multiple drug interactions through induction of the cytochrome P450 enzymes CYP3A4 and CYP2C9, and CYP1A2 (females only). This drug-metabolizing enzyme induction results in the increased metabolism of certain drugs, leading to decreased plasma concentration and potential clinical effect. The principal constituents thought to be responsible are hyperforin and amentoflavone.

In combination with other drugs that may elevate 5-HT (serotonin) levels in the central nervous system (CNS), St John's wort may contribute to serotonin syndrome, a potentially life-threatening adverse drug reaction.

Common St John's wort ( Hypericum perforatum ) is a flowering plant species of the genus Hypericum.

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ST. JOHN39S WORT (Hypericum perforatum) - ORAL side effects

10/25/2014
08:40 | Author: David Perry

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ST. JOHN39S WORT (Hypericum perforatum) - ORAL side effects

Consumer information about the medication ST. JOHN'S WORT (Hypericum perforatum) - ORAL, includes side effects, drug interactions, recommended dosages.

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USES: St. John's wort has been used for depression. Some herbal/dietary supplement products have been found to contain possibly harmful impurities/additives. Check with your pharmacist for more details about the brand you use.The FDA has not reviewed this product for safety or effectiveness.

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