Generic Drug Therapeutic Class: Neurology-Psychiatry
active ingredients: St. John's Wort
laboratory: Naturactive Labo PF
Bottle of 30
Traditionally used in mild and transient depressive manifestations.
Dosage ELUSANES MILLEPERTUIS 300 mg Capsule Bottle of 30
Reserved for adults.
1 capsule 2 to 3 times daily, morning, noon and evening, to take with a glass of water. The intake should preferably be performed at the same times.
In combination with ciclosporin, irinotecan, oral anticoagulants, antiretroviral protease inhibitors and non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, anticonvulsants (except gabapentin and vigabatrin) (carbamazepine, ethosuximide, felbamate, fosphenytoin, lamotrigine, phenobarbital, phenytoin, primidone, tiagabine, topiramate, valproic acid, valpromide) (see section interactions).
NOT RECOMMENDED :
- Pregnancy: There are no reliable data on teratogenesis in animals. Clinically, no particular malformative or fetotoxic effect has emerged to date. However, the monitoring of exposed pregnancies is insufficient to exclude any risk. Therefore, as a precaution, it is best not to use this medicine during pregnancy.
- This drug is not recommended when taking drugs containing digoxin, theophylline, oral contraceptive, anti-epileptic, antidepressant or anti-migraine triptan family (see section interactions).
Side effects Elusanes St. John's wort
- A few cases of serotonin syndrome have been reported in the literature in elderly patients treated concomitantly with a serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressant and St. John's wort.
- Digestive disorders and skin reactions like photosensitization have been reported.