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What are side effects of pycnogenol?

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Side effects. Pycnogenol seems well-tolerated for use in adults for up to 6 months. It may cause side effects such as:

  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Upset stomach

From: Pycnogenol WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Pine Bark Extract."

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

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center web site: "About Herbs: Pine Bark Extract."

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database web site: "Pycnogenol."

Rakel, D. , 3rd edition,  Saunders, 2012. Integrative Medicine

Today's Dietitian: "Pycnogenol — Supplement Offers Promise for Managing a Variety of Conditions."  

Reviewed by Christine Mikstas on May 29, 2019

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Pine Bark Extract."

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

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center web site: "About Herbs: Pine Bark Extract."

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database web site: "Pycnogenol."

Rakel, D. , 3rd edition,  Saunders, 2012. Integrative Medicine

Today's Dietitian: "Pycnogenol — Supplement Offers Promise for Managing a Variety of Conditions."  

Reviewed by Christine Mikstas on May 29, 2019

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