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27 Oct 2009

Herbal Meds
Hi CS,

I am currently on 7,5mg Remeron and 10mg Urbanol per day. I am going the the Kruger Park soon. I am thinking of taking herbal anti-malaria medication. I am just not sure if it is safe to do so together with the Remeron and Urbanol.

Can you advise me please? Thank you.
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01 Jan 0001

Always remember that "herbal" remedies generally avoid the important phase of scientific research to show ( a ) that they work usefully, (b) that they are safe, and (c) that they are safe in combination with other commonly used meds. So the real answer is - we don't know. I don't know of good evidence that any herbal anti-malarial meds work at all in preventing malaria, and rather doubt it. I don't know what their active chemical components are, and how they would interact with otjher drugs of any sort.
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