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low blood pressure, headache, loss of appetite, diarrhea, itching, rash, dizziness, mood changes, vaginal bleeding, and many others.
Uncommon side effects that have been reported include severe rash called Stevens-Johnson syndrome, liver damage, and severe allergic reactions.
Panax ginseng cream, made with other ingredients for impotence, seems to be safe when applied to the penis and removed after one hour. It might cause mild pain, irritation or a burning sensation, and delayed ejaculation. It is not known if this cream is safe with repeated, long-term use.
Panax ginseng is UNSAFE for infants and children. It may not be safe in pregnancy. One of the chemicals in Panax ginseng has been linked to possible birth defects.
Do not take Panax ginseng if:
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