PREVIOUS QUESTION:

 

NEXT QUESTION:

 

What are the risks of taking krill oil?

ANSWER

Check with a doctor before using krill oil if you have a bleeding disorder or a seafood allergy. Krill oil can slow blood clotting, and you shouldn't take it for two weeks before surgery. If you are pregnant or nursing, talk to your health care provider before you take krill oil.

From: Krill Oil WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Alternative Medicine Review , April 2010.

Antarctic Krill Conservation Project.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database.

University of Massachusetts Medical School: "Preventing Heart and Vascular Disease."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on July 14, 2017

SOURCES:

Alternative Medicine Review , April 2010.

Antarctic Krill Conservation Project.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database.

University of Massachusetts Medical School: "Preventing Heart and Vascular Disease."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on July 14, 2017

NEXT QUESTION:

Does krill oil affect other medications?

WAS THIS ANSWER HELPFUL

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.

    This tool does not provide medical advice. See additional information.