PREGNANCY: There are no adequate studies of Taraxacum officinale to determine safe and effective use in pregnant women. It should be avoided during pregnancy.
SIDE EFFECTS: Side effects of Taraxacum officinale are abdominal discomfort, diarrhea, heartburn, increased heart rate, bruising and bleeding, excessive urination, and increased potassium levels (hyperkalemia).
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