Para-Aminobenzoic Acid (Paba)
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diarrhea, and loss of appetite might sometimes occur.
Taking more than the recommended dose of 12 grams a day can cause serious side effects such as liver, kidney, and blood problems.
When applied directly to the skin, PABA appears safe for children, and also for pregnant and breast-feeding women. Although PABA might be safe for children to take by mouth, serious side effects can occur.
Do not take PABA by mouth if:
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