St. John'S Wort (Hypericum Perforatum) Oral Capsule 300Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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St. John's Wort (Hypericum Perforatum): Oral capsule (300mg)

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St. John's Wort 300mg Cap
CVS Pharmacy, Inc

What is this Medicine?

ST. JOHN'S WORT (seynt JONZ wurt) is an herbal or dietary supplement. It is promoted to help improve depressed moods. The FDA has not approved this supplement for any medical use.

This supplement may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.

In-Depth Information

St. John's Wort 300mg Capsule

NDC: 101350317
  • Over the Counter
    (Prescription Not Required)
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)





Storage Information
Store in a cool, dry place
St. John's Wort 300mg Capsule

Reported Side Effects for St. John's Wort 300mg Capsule

Restlessness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nervousness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Orgasm Dysfunction Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for St. John's Wort 300mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and St. John's Wort 300mg Capsule(St. John's Wort (Hypericum Perforatum))
Marijuana and St. John's Wort (Hypericum Perforatum)(St. John's Wort (Hypericum Perforatum))
St. John's Wort, Hypericum perforatum can theoretically increase the elimination of Marijuana, Medical from the body. The side effects profile of Marijuana, Medical may be altered if you take St. John's Wort, Hypericum perforatum. You may feel drowsy or more tired. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you. Contact your health care provider immediately if you notice slurred speech, confusion, increases heart rate, or palpitations while taking Marijuana, Medical.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Tyramine-containing foods and St. John's Wort 300mg Capsule(St. John's Wort (Hypericum Perforatum))
Tyramine-containing foods and St. John's Wort (Hypericum Perforatum)(St. John's Wort (Hypericum Perforatum))
Food interactions with St. John's Wort are thought to be unlikely. You may wish to limit your intake of alcoholic beverages, aged or smoked meats, or aged cheeses while on this herb as a precaution, but there is no evidence to suggest this is absolutely neccessary. St. John's wort may also decrease the actions of Caffeine, but serious interactions are not expected.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and St. John's Wort 300mg Capsule(St. John's Wort (Hypericum Perforatum))
Alcohol and St. John's Wort (Hypericum Perforatum)(St. John's Wort (Hypericum Perforatum))
You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking alcohol with St. John's wort. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug-herb combination affects you. You may wish to limit your intake of alcoholic beverages while on this herb.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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