St. John’s Wort

Published

dm+d

Unassigned

Lactation Safety Information

TCA: imipramine/nortriptyline SSRI: paroxetine/sertraline
Limited published evidence of safety relating to the principle components of St. John’s Wort – hypericin, hyperforin and quercetin
Long half-life increases risk of accumulation in breastfed infants
Slightly increased frequency of colic, drowsiness and lethargy seen among some breastfed infants
7 August 2020