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Lorazepam vs. St. John's Wort for Anxiety

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Lorazepam

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Other Names: Ativan

St. John's Wort

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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
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Lorazepam (initially marketed under the brand names Ativan and Temesta) is a high-potency short-to-intermediate-acting 3-hydroxy benzodiazepine drug that has all five intrinsic benzodiazepine effects: anxiolytic, anterograde amnesia, sedative... Read more on Wikipedia
St John's wort (traditionally now commonly , as spelt) is the plant species Hypericum perforatum, and is also known as Tipton's Weed, Chase-devil, or Klamath weed.With qualifiers, St John's wort is used to refer to any spec... Read more on Wikipedia
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By NightDiver
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NightDiver wrote
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May I ask how old you are? I'm a 50 year old female, and my acne sounds like the exact same kind as yours. Considering Accutane again, since I'm just fed up and can't tolerate Spiro. First course, when I was 25, put me in remission for over 15 years. Thanks!
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Dawn thank you so much for sharing your experience, I have been affraid to try the st. johns wort and 5htp because they say you can get seretonin syndrome. I definitely want to give this a try. Have you found any research about this? Thanks in advance for your help
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What patients are saying about Lorazepam vs. St. John's Wort

47 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
is currently taking 5mg of Lorazepam daily. If SWIM takes...
... St. John's Wort Will this ...sister insists by St. John's Wort as a mood enhancer and SWIM is currently taking 5mg of Lorazepam daily. If SWIM takes the St. John's Wort pills with...
Melissa, I take Lorazepam, which is another tranquilizer...
...Norb, I am planning to discontinue the St. John's Wort if I go on ...saying. Melissa, I take Lorazepam, which is another tranquilizer ...the Celexa and the Lorazepam together. How much Lo...
My Doctor Put Me On Lorazepam 1MG , Two Months Ago To Calm...
..., My Doctor Put Me On Lorazepam 1MG , Two Months ...Down. As I Have Interstitial Cystitis , So I ...Now Please. I Started Taken St John's Wort Two Days Ago And I  Stoped The Lorazepam, But ...
while you are taking lorazepam....\" This is from...
...lorazepam (Ativan) and St. John's wort relax the central nervous ...a doctor's attention. Do not use St. John's wort or any other herbal supplement while you are taking lorazepam....\" This is ...
such as Lorazepam, I do agree that it is great as far as...
Well, Lorazepam is not illegal. It is ...to a Benzo such as Lorazepam, I do agree that it is great as far as herbal ...sedatives are concerned. Also, the St. John's Wort might have helped to m...
take Lorazepam 0.5mg, and that does not work much at...
...eye contact and my heart races too fast that ...breath. I currently take Lorazepam 0.5mg, and that does not work much at all. ...chamomile tea, valerian root, st. John's wort, vitamin B suppl...
I didn't take this lorazepam for my anxiety, I'd probably...
...true. If I didn't take this lorazepam for my anxiety, I'd probably do herbal stuff too. A Dr. once said that St. John's Wort was safe with Loraz...
But yea i take lorazepam too, and its addictive thats...
...comment and pic is hilarious. But yea i take lorazepam too, and its addictive thats why its for use ...the herbal ones first like St. John's wort, id wait till i was...
of information. I was on St. John's wort too and it made...
Hi, I'm tapering off ativan (lorazepam) too but I've been on ...lot of information. I was on St. John's wort too and it made me...
I resort to using Lorazepam in small amounts. It...
Floridagal and Paula I have the same problems with anxiety since before dxs with ...evening) I resort to using Lorazepam in small amounts. It might ...to try some Ginkgo or St. John's Wor...
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