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Posted by: niki | 2004/02/05

Femodene & St.Johns Wort - Info required asap

I am under alot of pressure at work and am thinking about taking st. johns wort, but I have heard that it effects the effectiveness of the pill. Is this true?
My husband and I are not ready for children yet, so I dont want to risk the pill being less effective.
But I really need something to stop me from going insane at work.
Your help would be appreciated.

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There is the potential for St John's wort to decrease the efficacy of the Pill, so you would have to consider some other form of treatment.

Best wishes

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Posted by: ..... | 2004/02/05

Hi there!

I can assure you it's true! I'm expexting my first "St Johns Wort" baby! :) I used the pill very effectively for 6 years, fell pregnant in December after using Herbex Nerve Tonic, which contains St Johns Wort.

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