GENERIC NAME: FLAXSEED (Linum usitatissimum) - ORAL
USES: Flaxseed has been used for constipation. It has also been used for controlling levels of cholesterol and blood sugar in the body.Some herbal/diet supplement products have been found to contain possibly harmful impurities/additives. Check with your pharmacist for more details about your brand.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. Flaxseed may change the way your body absorbs other medicines taken by mouth. Therefore, take flaxseed at least 1 to 2 hours before or after the time(s) you usually take other medicines.Follow all directions on the product package. If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.Drink plenty of water while using this product.Do not use this product for constipation for more than 7 days unless directed by your doctor. Do not use this product if you have had bowel problems for longer than 2 weeks or if there is blood in your stool. Consult your doctor or pharmacist.If your condition persists or worsens, or if you think you may have a serious medical problem, seek immediate medical attention.
SIDE EFFECTS: Nausea, bloating, gas, heartburn, or diarrhea may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.Tell your doctor immediately if you have any of these unlikely but serious side effects: severe stomach pain, failure to have a bowel movement after taking this product.A very serious allergic reaction to this product is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any of the following symptoms of a serious allergic reaction: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.In the US -Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
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