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NATURAL GARLIC
GARLIC (Allium sativum L.) - ORAL

Important Note

The following information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. Consult your healthcare professional before using this drug.

GARLIC (Allium sativum L.) - ORAL

Uses

Garlic has been used for the hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis), high cholesterol (blood lipids), circulation problems (peripheral vascular disease) and the common cold (upper respiratory tract infections). Some herbal/diet supplement products have been found to contain possibly harmful impurities/additives. Check with your pharmacist for more details regarding the particular brand you use. The FDA has not reviewed this product for safety or effectiveness. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.

How To Use

Take this product by mouth as directed. Follow all directions on the product package. If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist. Long-term treatment has been suggested for blood vessel conditions (atherosclerosis and peripheral vascular disease). If your condition persists or worsens, or if you think you may have a serious medical problem, seek immediate medical attention.

Side Effects

Very unlikely but report promptly stomach upset, gas, heartburn or rash. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions

If you have any of the following health problems, consult your doctor before using this product: any allergies. Garlic should be used with caution after surgery or serious injury since it may increase the chance of bleeding problems. Liquid preparations of this product may contain sugar and/or alcohol. Caution is advised if you have diabetes, alcohol dependence or liver disease. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about the safe use of this product.

Drug Interactions

Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription medications you may use.

Overdose

If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.

Notes

Keep all medical and laboratory appointments, especially if you have heart or blood vessel conditions.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.

Storage

Refer to storage information printed on the package. If you have any questions about storage, ask your pharmacist.