Additionally, St. John's wort may interact with other prescription medications. All patients should speak to their doctor or pharmacist before taking St. John's wort.
PREGNANCY: Due to the lack of safety data, St. John's wort is not recommended during pregnancy.
NURSING MOTHERS: Due to the lack of safety data, St. John's wort is not recommended during breastfeeding. It is not known if St. John's wort is excreted into breast milk.
REFERENCE: "Herbal Medicine: Biomolecular and Clinical Aspects. 2nd edition." Benzie IFF, Wachtel-Galor S, editors. Boca Raton (FL): CRC Press; 2011.
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