black cohosh - oral (cont.)
PRECAUTIONS: Before taking black cohosh, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to salicylates (e.g., aspirin); or if you have any other allergies. This product contains salicylates. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.If you have any of the following health problems, consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this product: hormone-sensitive cancer (e.g., breast, ovarian, endometrial), high risk of breast cancer, clotting problems (e.g., protein S deficiency, stroke), heart problems (e.g., heart attack, heart failure), high blood pressure, liver problems, problems of the uterus (e.g., endometriosis, fibroids).This product may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit alcoholic beverages.To avoid dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.Liquid preparations of this product may contain sugar and/or alcohol. Caution is advised if you have diabetes, alcohol dependence, or liver disease. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about using this product safely.Black cohosh is not recommended for use during pregnancy. It may cause premature labor. Consult your doctor before using this product.It is unknown if this product passes into breast milk. Breast-feeding while using this product is not recommended. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Need help identifying pills and medications?
Back to Medications Index
- Allergic Skin Disorders
- Bacterial Skin Diseases
- Bites and Infestations
- Diseases of Pigment
- Fungal Skin Diseases
- Medical Anatomy and Illustrations
- Noncancerous, Precancerous & Cancerous Tumors
- Oral Health Conditions
- Papules, Scales, Plaques and Eruptions
- Scalp, Hair and Nails
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
- Vascular, Lymphatic and Systemic Conditions
- Viral Skin Diseases
- Additional Skin Conditions