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Will lemon balm herb interact with effexor (venlafaxine)?

Will lemon balm herb interact with effexor (venlafaxine)?

Anythin's possible: Unlikely but everyone is unique - if you are taking both and are having problems consult your doctor! ...Read more

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Can I drink chamomile lavender herbal tea while taking Zoloft (sertraline)?

Can I drink chamomile lavender herbal tea while taking Zoloft (sertraline)?

Zoloft, (sertraline) No tea: Each agent, Zoloft, (sertraline) chamomile and lavender seek to achieve the same effect - decrease of anxiety and/or encouragement of sleep. Since the effects are diffuse and may cause an opposite effect, it is difficult to predict the specific effect on your body. For this reason, consider taking the pharmaceutical med as prescribed. You may take the tablet with plain, hot water for its soothing effect. ...Read more

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I'm taking venlafaxine is it ok to take passion flower kava kava and skullcap herbs are there any adverse reaction?

I'm taking venlafaxine is it ok to take passion flower kava kava and skullcap herbs are there any adverse reaction?

Herbs & venlafaxine: You've asked this question several times earlier, and are now adding kava to your brew. There's a slight interaction between kava & venlafaxine, but not with passion flower or skullcap. Kava is more sedating than skullcap or passion flower too. I still wonder why you want to add these herbs to your effexor? Please discuss w/your doctor before taking them, especially if Effexor isn't helping u. ...Read more

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I'm taking Temazepam for insomnia. Is it safe to also drink a herbal tea containing Passion Flower, Chamomile, Lemon Balm & Linden Flowers beforehand?

I'm taking Temazepam for insomnia. Is it safe to also drink a herbal tea containing Passion Flower, Chamomile, Lemon Balm & Linden Flowers beforehand?

Yes: There should be no significant increase in sleepiness or ability to awaken in AM. If you are concerned , you may try to take or drink on the weekend when you are not going to work to make use you will be okay. ...Read more

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Which herbal supplements interact with prozac (fluoxetine)?

Which herbal supplements interact with prozac (fluoxetine)?

St john's wort: St john's wort is known for changing liver metabolism and interacting with all kinds of medications, including prozac (fluoxetine). ...Read more

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Could the herbal supplement GABA interact with modafinil?

Could the herbal supplement GABA interact with modafinil?

Yes: The effects of Modafinil on glutamatergic and gabaergic transmission in the rat medial preoptic area (mpa) and posterior hypothalamus (ph), are analysed. Modafinil (30-300 mg/kg) increased glutamate and decreased gaba levels in the mpa and ph. Local perfusion with the gabaa agonist muscimol (10 microm), reduced, while the gabaa antagonist bicuculline (1 microm and 10 microm) increased glutamate le. ...Read more

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Does lemon balm extract interact with wellbutrin (bupropion)?

Does lemon balm extract interact with wellbutrin (bupropion)?

No: I have checked several resources and there are no indications that wellbutrin (bupropion) and lemon balm will interact. However, you should tell your physician that you're taking lemon balm, if you are. ...Read more

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Can children drink herbal tea? (green, mint, chamomile, etc.)

Can children drink herbal tea? (green, mint, chamomile, etc.)

Depends: Green tea is not recommended, it has stimulant properties. Chamomile or herbal mint is probably fine but there should be no real tea leaves in the products. You can also just mix a little ginger, lemon, and honey in hot water and kids enjoy it just as well as tea. ...Read more

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Can i drink yogi honey lavender stress relief tea that contains chamomile,lemon balm ,and lavender with 1mg of ativan tonight?

Can i drink yogi honey lavender stress relief tea that contains chamomile,lemon balm ,and lavender with 1mg of ativan tonight?

Yes: That tea will have benefits in terms of helping you to relax, and, of course, the Ativan will also help you to relax. Both the tea and Ativan may make you sleepy so you'll be more sleepy and relaxed if you take the tea and Ativan together than Ativan alone, but it is safe to take both. But maybe if you take the tea you could get by with 0.5 mg of Ativan. The tea is healthier for you than Ativan. ...Read more

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Any interaction between 5-htp and welbutrin?

Any interaction between 5-htp and welbutrin?

Wellbutrin (bupropion): 5htp is otc not fda approved believed to increase serotonin, wellbutrin (bupropion) predominantly increases dopamine, not much interaction but you can never be sure. ...Read more

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There any interaction between Xanax (alprazolam) and trazadon?

There any interaction between Xanax (alprazolam) and trazadon?

Xanax (alprazolam) and trazodon: There is an interaction. Xanax (alprazolam) and trazodone both increase sedation and drowsiness. This two medication often prescribed for depression and anxiety. Talk to your prescribing physician for more information. ...Read more

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Can I drink chamomile tea with Zoloft (sertraline)? Is there an interaction? I know St. John's Wort is off limits :) Is chamomile safe?

Can I drink chamomile tea with Zoloft (sertraline)? Is there an interaction? I know St. John's Wort is off limits :) Is chamomile safe?

Yes it is: The St. John's is more of a theoretical. Although it (but not chamomile) lowers liver metabolism of drug, it is not a strong blocker of liver metabolism, and the safety margin of Zoloft (sertraline) is quite high (double the amount is still safe in most). ...Read more

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Could GABA interact with modafinil?

Could GABA interact with modafinil?

Drug interaction : Did not find interactions between Gabapentin and Modafinil using the Drugs.Com drug interaction checker. That is not a guarantee that an interaction could not occur. ...Read more