blue-green algae (spirulina) - oral
GENERIC NAME: BLUE-GREEN ALGAE (SPIRULINA) - ORAL
USES: Blue-green algae has been used for a certain type of mouth/tongue ulcer (leukoplakia) and as a nutritional supplement. It has also been used for strengthening the immune system.Some herbal/diet supplement products have been found to contain possibly harmful impurities/additives. Check with your pharmacist for more details about the brand you use.The FDA has not reviewed this product for safety or effectiveness. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
HOW TO USE: Take this product by mouth as directed. Follow all directions and warnings on the product package. If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. If you think you may have a serious medical problem, seek immediate medical attention.
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