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Sarsaparilla Side Effects, Interactions and Warnings

  • May cause irritation of mucous membranes (throat, intestines).

  • May interfere with absorption of simultaneously administered drugs.

  • Do not take large doses for long periods of time.

  • Sarsaparilla may cause kidney or stomach irritation and should not be used if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. - Blumenthal M, Busse WR, Goldberg A. -- Integrative Medicine Communications, 1998, 372–3. -- The Complete Commission E Monographs: Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines.

last update: March 2014

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