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Drug interactions with St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum): Clinical evidence

  • At: 2008 FIP Congress in Basel (Switzerland)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: BORRELLI, Francesca (University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy)
  • Abstract:

    St. John's wort (SJW, Hypericum perforatum) is an herbal medicine widely used as an alternative treatment for mild to moderate depression. Systematic reviews of clinical trials indicate that SJW (i) is more efficacious than placebo and as effective as conventional antidepressant for the treatment of mild to moderate depression and (ii) appears to


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Last update 4 October 2019

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