What is Pycnogenol used for?
- Promote heart and circulatory health
- Prevent and reduce inflammation
- Boost beauty and skin vitality
- Fight against aging and free radical damage
- Improve male fertility
- Ease premenstrual syndrome (PMS) symptoms or dysmenorrhea
- Lower blood glucose levels
How should I take Pycnogenol?
Pycnogenol is available as an ingredient in many different medications. Locally, it is available in oral capsule form. Do not crush or chew the capsule. It can be taken with or without meals.
How do I store Pycnogenol?
This product is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store it in the bathroom or the freezer.
There may be different brands of this drug that may have different storage needs. So, it is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.
You should not flush this product down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Additionally, it is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Precautions & warnings
What should I know before using Pycnogenol?
Before using this drug, tell your doctor if you are/have:
- Pregnant or breastfeeding.
- Taking any other medicines. This includes any prescription, OTC, and herbal remedies.
- An allergy to any of the ingredients of this product.
- Any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions.
Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
Unfortunately, there isn’t enough information about the safety of using this drug during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking any medication.
What side effects can occur from Pycnogenol?
Like all drugs, this drug may have side effects. If they occur, side effects are generally mild and resolve once treatment is finished or the dose is lowered. Some reported side effects include: