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Taking citalopram. Want to take vitamin B and burdock tablets. Does these medication interfere with each other?

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I take 10mg of citalopram each day at night. I wish to take vitamin B complex and burdock tablets but want to check that these do not interfere or are XXXXXXX to take with citalopram.
Posted Sun, 7 Jul 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Shruti Rijhwani 57 minutes later
Dear Madam,

Thank you for posting your query on XXXXXXX .

Well looking into your problem your main concern is that whether you can take citalopram with vitamin B complex and Burdock.

Vitamin B complex has got no interaction with citalopram and can be taken safely along with it . Moreover it is a group of water soluble vitamins and hence no toxicity risk is there even with overdosage so overall it is a safe supplement.

Burdock is a medicinal herb that is considered a blood purifier and has found uses in chinese medicine . Well no studies are available in literature for the interactions between citalopram and burdock , so it can not be said whether it is safe or not.
For acne you should consult a dermatologist rather then relying on herbal medicine and take it in doctors supervision only.

Hope this suffices.

Wish you a good health.

Dr. Shruti
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