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Posted by: Melissa | 2009/07/19

Injection

Hi, i am taking SJW at the moment, i would like to know if i can go on the injection and if so what are the side effects? i am trying to lose weight...

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Hi Melissa

There is evidence that St John's Wort induces liver enzymes which is why it may affect the efficacy of oral contraceptives. Progestogen-only injectables such as Depot-provera are however unaffected by liver enzyme inducers, and should not be affeced by St John's Wort

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