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Posted by: courtney | 2012/05/24

depression

Im 21, dealing with a lot of stress and feel that an anti-depressant could help me. I live in Cape Town, is there anything that I can purchase over te counter without a perscription?

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Hi C

Over the counter options include St Johns Wort which is related to some prescription antidepressants - There are multiple products available containing this active ingredient (You should not take St John's wort if you are taking an oral contraceptive pill, because it may stop your pill from working). For stress or anxiety a product such as Biral may be effective.

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Posted by: pharmacist | 2012/05/25

Hi C

Over the counter options include St Johns Wort which is related to some prescription antidepressants - There are multiple products available containing this active ingredient (You should not take St John's wort if you are taking an oral contraceptive pill, because it may stop your pill from working). For stress or anxiety a product such as Biral may be effective.

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