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Who should not take bromelain (bromelin)?

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Given the lack of evidence about its safety, bromelain is not recommended for children or for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

From: Bromelain (Bromelin) WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Fundukian, L., ed. , third edition, 2009. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center: “About Herbs: Bromelain.”

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: “Bromelain.”

Natural Standard Patient Monograph: “Bromelain.”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on January 30, 2019

SOURCES:

Fundukian, L., ed. , third edition, 2009. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center: “About Herbs: Bromelain.”

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: “Bromelain.”

Natural Standard Patient Monograph: “Bromelain.”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on January 30, 2019

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