guarana (paullinia cupana) - oral
GENERIC NAME: GUARANA (Paullinia cupana) - ORAL
USES: Guarana has been used for helping people stay awake and alert when they are feeling tired and/or drowsy. Guarana contains caffeine, a mild stimulant.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. This product should not be taken regularly or in high doses. Follow all directions and warnings on the product package. If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.Though very unlikely, this product may be habit-forming. Do not increase your dose, take it more frequently than directed, or take it regularly for a long time.This medication may cause withdrawal reactions, especially if it has been used regularly for a long time or in high doses. In such cases, withdrawal symptoms (such as headaches, tiredness, mental/mood changes such as irritation/nervousness) may occur if you suddenly stop using this medication. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details, and report any withdrawal reactions immediately.When used for an extended time, this product may not work as well. Talk with your doctor if this product stops working well.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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