Black cohosh Side Effects
Not all side effects for black cohosh may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
Applies to black cohosh: oral tablet
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking black cohosh: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Although not all side effects are known, black cohosh is thought to be possibly safe when taken for a short period of time (up to 1 year).
Black cohosh can harm your liver. Stop using this product and call your doctor at once if you have signs of liver problems, such as:
nausea, loss of appetite, upper stomach pain;
itching, tired feeling;
dark urine, clay-colored stools; or
jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).
Common side effects may include:
stomach pain or upset;
vaginal bleeding or spotting;
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
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