Saw palmetto Side Effects
Applies to saw palmetto: 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, saw palmetto is thought to be likely safe for most people.
Stop using saw palmetto and call your healthcare provider at once if you have:
easy bruising or bleeding (nosebleeds, bleeding gums);
any bleeding that will not stop;
signs of stomach bleeding--bloody or tarry stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds;
Common side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor, pharmacist, herbalist, or other healthcare provider about any unusual or bothersome side effect.
Some side effects of saw palmetto may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
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