Potential side effects while using this supplement include gastrointestinal discomfort and hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). It is possible experience some, none, or other side effects. If you have any concerns about a side effect or it becomes bothersome, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and inform your doctor and pharmacist.
If you experience an adverse drug interaction, stop taking this drug and continue taking your other medication. Inform your doctor immediately to reevaluate your treatment plan, as your dose may need to be adjusted, substituted (with another drug), or discontinued.
Does food or alcohol interact with ashitaba?
People can take ashitaba with or without food. If you experience any gastrointestinal discomfort, taking this medication with meals may prevent this symptom. It is also important to drink enough water while taking this medication.
The liquid extract preparation of ashitaba may contain alcohol. Thus, alcohol consumption should be limited to prevent intoxication, especially for children or adults who need to drive or operate machinery.
Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have any concerns regarding food-drug interactions.
What health conditions may interact with ashitaba?
This supplement should be taken with caution if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. If you have any concerns regarding specific health conditions, inform your doctor or pharmacist.
The information provided is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult your doctor or pharmacist before using ashitaba.
What is the dose of ashitaba for an adult?
The recommended dosage of this drug has not been established for treating any specific disease or condition. Consult with a doctor for the appropriate indication and dosage.
What is the dose of ashitaba for a child?
Health experts do not recommend ashitaba for use in children, as the recommended dose has yet to be established. Consult a doctor or pharmacist for alternatives.
How is ashitaba available?
This supplement is available in the following dosage forms:
What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of this supplement, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.