ADVERSE EFFECTS OF MILK THISTLE
What are the side effects of milk thistle?
– Hypertension. In addition to its effects on the liver, milk thistle has also hypertensive effect.
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– Combined with other drugs, it may form toxic substances. This reaction has been observed in specific drugs to treat liver diseases.
It is therefore very important that if you are on medication, your doctor should know it and you should obtain help guide you if you want to take milk thistle supplements.
Can you take milk thistle during pregnancy and lactation?
Not recommended for use in pregnancy and lactation.
Although historically milk thistle has been used to improve the flow of breast milk, the fact is that currently there are not enough adequate and well controlled studies in humans, so it is not recommended for consumption during pregnancy or lactation.
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