- What other names is Shark Liver Oil known by?
- What is Shark Liver Oil?
- How does Shark Liver Oil work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Shark Liver Oil.
Shark liver oil is used along with usual cancer drugs to treat leukemia and other cancers; to prevent radiation illness from cancer X-ray therapy; to prevent the common cold, flu, and swine flu; and to boost the body's immune system. It is also used for increasing white cell counts during treatment with anti-cancer drugs (chemotherapy). White cells are important in fighting off infection, but many are killed by chemotherapy.
People apply shark liver oil directly to the skin for skin conditions including skin cancer.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Leukemia and other cancers.
- Side effects of cancer treatment including radiation illness and lowered white cell count.
- Common cold.
- Skin problems.
- Other conditions.
pneumonia in people who accidentally breathe it into the lungs.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of shark liver oil during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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