Important Instructions for Pycnogenol

Is Pycnogenol Effective?

It may be effective for several different uses, although some of these uses are more valid than others (see Does Pycnogenol Work? for more information).
 

Dosing Information

Because it is a dietary supplement, not a drug, dosing recommendations have not been clearly established. However, fairly good information is available based on studies and practical experience with the product.
 
(Click Pycnogenol Dosage for more information.)
 

Side Effects

Even though it is a "natural" product, Pycnogenol can cause side effects, such as:
 
  • Stomach or intestinal discomfort
  • Headaches
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness.
     
(Click Pycnogenol Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Drug Interactions

Pycnogenol may potentially interact with a few medications (see Pycnogenol Drug Interactions).
 

Safety Issues With Pycnogenol

Some people are more likely than others to experience problems with this product. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking it if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
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 Pycnogenol Safe? for more information, including any available warnings and precautions.)
 
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