licorice (glycyrrhiza glabra) - oral (cont.)
SIDE EFFECTS: Use of this product for long periods or at high doses may lead to high blood pressure, low levels of potassium in the blood, and other problems. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: headache, swelling hands/feet, sudden unusual weight gain, muscle cramps/pain/weakness, irregular heartbeat, change in the amount of urine, dark urine, trouble breathing, severe tiredness.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.
PRECAUTIONS: Before taking this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies.If you have any of the following health problems, consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this product: heart problems (e.g., congestive heart failure, irregular heart rhythm), high blood pressure, low levels of potassium in the blood, conditions that are affected by estrogen (e.g., endometriosis, uterine fibroids, cancer of the breast/uterus/ovary), liver problems, kidney problems, severe muscle spasms.Liquid products may contain sugar and/or alcohol. Caution is advised if you have diabetes, alcohol dependence, or liver disease. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about using this product safely.Licorice is not recommended for use during pregnancy. It may harm an unborn baby. Consult your doctor before using this product.Because of the possible risk to the infant, breast-feeding while using this product is not recommended. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
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