Important Info on Artichoke Leaf Extract
Dosing InformationThe best dose of artichoke leaf extract has not yet been determined (see Artichoke Leaf Extract Dosage for more information).
Side Effects of Artichoke Leaf ExtractEven though it is a "natural" product, artichoke leaf extract can cause side effects, such as:
- Allergic reactions.
(Click Artichoke Leaf Extract Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Drug InteractionsIt is not known if this supplement interacts with other supplements or medications (see Artichoke Leaf Extract Drug Interactions).
Safety Concerns With Artichoke Leaf ExtractSome people may be more likely than others to experience problems due to this product. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking it if you have:
- Liver or gallbladder disease
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Artichoke Leaf Extract and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Artichoke Leaf Extract and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Is Artichoke Leaf Extract Safe? for more information, including any available warnings and precautions.)