10 patient evaluations for St. John's Wort

Feb 6, 2009 (Started Jan 12, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Aug 18, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I only took it for 3 weeks, since I was started on a new antidepressant, and it probably takes longer to see any positive effects from taking St. John's wort.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: upset stomach

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Oct 1, 2009 (Started Aug 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for flu like symptoms)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was concerned about interactions with other drugs. I probably was not taking enough but did not think it warranted the risks.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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