DHEA Side Effects
Generic Name: dehydroepiandrosterone
Note: This document contains side effect information about dehydroepiandrosterone. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name DHEA.
Some side effects of DHEA may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Applies to dehydroepiandrosterone: capsules, tablets
Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking dehydroepiandrosterone (the active ingredient contained in DHEA)
Acne; hair loss; unwanted hair growth; voice deepening.
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); aggressiveness; agitation; blurred vision; dizziness; fast or irregular heartbeat; irritability; mood or behavioral changes; trouble sleeping.
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