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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...
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Topiramate (brand name Topamax) is an anticonvulsant (antiepilepsy) drug. It was originally produced by Ortho-McNeil Neurologics and Noramco, Inc., both divisions of the Johnson & Johnson Corporation. This medication was discovered in 1979 by Bruce...
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About St. John's Wort
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...
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Topiramate (brand name Topamax) is an anticonvulsant (antiepilepsy) drug. It was originally produced by Ortho-McNeil Neurologics and Noramco, Inc., both divisions of the Johnson & Johnson Corporation. This medication was discovered in 1979 by Bruce...
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first month. At the rate I was getting bladder infections...
" ...Take 100mg 2x daily of Valerian Root St John's Wort- which I've tried before and really does ...topamax. My body wasn't hacking it in the first month. At the rate I was getting bladder infection... "

topamax for about a year, and didn't have any hair loss...
" ...took topamax for about a ...Weirdly, I had hair loss fall out from St. John's Wort when I took... "

at that dose and I'm taking Topamax 400mg a day and I take...
" ...50mg before bed for seisuzes and to help sleep through pain, but ...I'm taking Topamax 400mg a day and I take St John's Wort. I don't... "

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www.prohealth.com
except Topamax) and have actually felt a ton better. But...
" ...- like 5-HTP, SAMe or St. John's Wort. Maybe one of those will ...my AD's too (as well as all of my meds except Topamax) and have actually felt a ton better. But I wouldn't suggest ... "

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for it! I now take Topamax and I'm off Carbamezapine so...
" ...9 years) and I took St. John's Wort and it really took the ...it! I now take Topamax and I'm off Carbamezapine ...so I don't need the St. John's Wort. I do recommen... "

dr put me on topomax at first, which didn't help and made...
" ...With that, the dr put me on topomax at first, which didn't help ...irritable. He then switched me to pamelor, which has seemed ...to mention you take the St. John's wort, as studies have show... "

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them together?? I also take Topomax, which I am trying to...
" ...figured I could get down to a minimal dose of Zoloft (25 mg/day), and take St John's Wort with it, or possibly 5-HTP, but I have no idea if it is okay to take them together. Of course, the DR wil... "

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another try, however effective a migraine prophylactic I...
" ...me to give Topamax another try, however effective a migraine prophylactic I know it ...me on Emsam 12. We went up to 12 because smaller doses did not work. Then, I ...can just add St John's... "

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in lieu of starting topomax, and found things like...
" Thanks Scott. I once took St John's wort for mild depression, and since then have ...getting diagnosed & starting Pamelor. All the drugs ...in lieu of starting topomax, and found things like... "

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it. Topamax made me miserable, but it seems to be helping...
" ...but Scott had a heck of a time with it. Topamax made me miserable, but it seems to be helping Rich. I would be ecstatic to find a med that took away all my symptoms without annoying side... "

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