Black cohosh - oral

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Black cohosh is an herb sold as a dietary supplement, most often used to control the symptoms of menopause, such as:headaches, hot flashes, mood changes, sleep problems, heart palpitations, night sweats, or vaginal dryness. ...

Side Effect:

Less serious side effect of Black Cohosh include:headache, stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, weight gain, vaginal spotting or bleeding, and dizziness. If any of these persist or worsen, seek medical care.

More serious side effects, that need medical help involves:an allergic reaction - rash, itching, difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives; muscle pain or weakness, severe liver disease, nausea, loss of appetite, unusual tiredness, stomach or abdominal pain, pale stools, dark urine, yellowing eyes and skin. ...


Before using this medicine inform your doctor if you have any type of allergies. Notify your doctor if you are using other medicine and if you have or ever have had any of the following conditions:breast, ovarian, or endometrial cancer, high risk of breast cancer; clotting problems such as protein S deficiency; stroke; heart problems like heart attack, heart failure; high blood pressure; liver problems; or problems of the uterus such as endometriosis or fibroids.

Because Black Cohosh can cause dizziness and drowsiness, do not drive and use heavy machinery until you are sure you can perform this activity safely.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this product without your doctor's advice. ...