St. John's wort

St. John's wort is a topic covered in the Davis's Drug Guide.

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General

Complementary/Alternative Medicine: This monograph describes a natural or herbal product that is not subject to FDA guidelines for medicines. Patients and clinicians are advised to read package labels carefully to ensure safe and efficacious use.

((Hypericum perforatum))

Pronunciation:
saynt jonz wort


Trade Name(s)

  • Amber
  • Demon chaser
  • Goatweed
  • Hardhay
  • Klamath weed
  • Rosin rose
  • Tipton weed

Ther. Class.
antidepressants

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