GENERIC NAME: GOLDENSEAL (Hydrastis canadensis) - ORAL
USES: Goldenseal has been used for infections.This product must not be used in newborns.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. This product is not recommended for long-term use (e.g., more than 2 to 3 weeks). 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.
SIDE EFFECTS: Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: persistent headache, easy bruising/bleeding.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur: nausea, vomiting, severe stomach/abdominal pain, mental/mood changes (e.g., nervousness, depression).This product contains a substance called berberine, which can lower your blood sugar. Tell your doctor immediately if you have symptoms of low blood sugar, including cold sweat, blurred vision, dizziness, shaking, fast heartbeat, tingling hands/feet.A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: 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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