Sertraline Interactions with Food and HerbsGrapefruit Juice: Grapefruit juice increases the level in sertraline in the blood stream by inhibiting its metabolism.
St.John's Wort: Inform your doctor before taking St. John's Wort while taking sertraline.
Green Tea: Another herbal product to be avoided with sertraline is green tea. The combination may increase the risk of bleeding.
Cannabis sativa:You should not use cannabis while you are on sertraline since the combination may cause symptoms like confusion, panic, nervousness and anxiety.
Tyramine-Rich Food Products:Interaction between sertraline and tyramine-rich foods like cheese, milk, beef, chicken liver, meat extract, avocados, bananas, canned figs, soy beans and excess chocolate can result in a sudden and dangerous increase in blood pressure.