A 62-year-old female asked about a 41-year-old female:
Can a person taking 8mg suboxone for opiate withdrawals also take st. johns wort, passion flower and/or gaba supplements to help with anxiety?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Clinical Psychology 38 years experience
Talk to provider: I'd resist these products until getting a clear 'go-ahead' from the provider who prescribed the Suboxone. It can be dangerous when taken w/ any other CNS depressant (GABA) and St. John's Wort can lessen its' effectiveness - so discuss it and probably don't. The Suboxone alone may reduce your anxiety and CBT therapy is a safe, good option to learn good life skills. Best wishes!
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