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Can you take kava kava with Zoloft (sertraline)?

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In brief: No problem, but….

The active chemical of Kava Kava is a minor tranquilizer.
Sertraline can help people with anxiety related to phobias, panic disorder, OCD, depression and generalized anxiety. The way these two substances work is different, as Sertraline is a Serotonine reuptake inhibitort. A combination of KK would be similar to Alprazolam or other benzodiazepine. Ask your PCP to find out if this could be OK.

In brief: No problem, but….

The active chemical of Kava Kava is a minor tranquilizer.
Sertraline can help people with anxiety related to phobias, panic disorder, OCD, depression and generalized anxiety. The way these two substances work is different, as Sertraline is a Serotonine reuptake inhibitort. A combination of KK would be similar to Alprazolam or other benzodiazepine. Ask your PCP to find out if this could be OK.
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