Valerian Side Effects
It is possible that some side effects of valerian may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
Applies to valerian: oral capsule
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking valerian: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Although not all side effects are known, valerian is thought to be possibly safe when taken for a short period of time (4 to 8 weeks).
Stop using valerian and call your doctor at once if you have:
liver problems--nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, tired feeling, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).
Common side effects may include:
feeling excited or uneasy;
strange dreams; or
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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