Flax Seed Oil Side Effects
Generic Name: flax
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of flax. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Flax Seed Oil.
Applies to flax: oral capsule
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Although not all side effects are known, flax (the active ingredient contained in Flax Seed Oil) is thought to be likely safe for most people when taken by mouth.
Stop using flax and call your healthcare provider at once if you have:
any bleeding that does not stop.
Common side effects may include:
bloating, gas, stomach ache, constipation, diarrhea, and nausea.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
Not all side effects for Flax Seed Oil may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
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