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Taking Wellbutrin. Will taking homoeopathic or herbal stress formulas cause any problem?

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Are there dangers to taking homeopathic and/or herbal stress formulas (Metagenics) while taking 300 mg Wellbutrin? Please send answer to YYYY@YYYY .. Thank you.
Posted Wed, 13 Nov 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Manoranjan Chowhan 1 hour later
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Remote possibility.

Detailed Answer:

Well the medication that you are taking currently is belongs to antidepressant group of medication and as far as the interaction with other drugs concerned it has known drug interaction with some group of medication called MAI inhibitors (eg MAO inhibitors include furazolidone, isocarboxazid, linezolid, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, and tranylcypromine.) But it has remote possibility of having any interaction with herbal formula as you have mentioned (metagenics) and also may have least drug interaction with homeopathic medication.

You should discuss with your doctor (Hopeopath) if you haven't seen one before taking herbal and homeopathic medication.

Hope this helps. Let me know if you need clarifications.

Dr Chowhan
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