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Review: Serenoa repens side effects

In this review, we analyze Serenoa repens side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Serenoa repens. The review is based on 88 people who have side effects while taking Serenoa repens from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What is Serenoa repens

Serenoa repens (latest outcomes from 90 users) has active ingredients of saw palmetto. It is often used in phytotherapy.

It can also be called: Saw Palmetto, American Dwarf Palm Tree, Cabbage Palm, Ju-Zhong, Palmier Nain, Sabal, Sabal Fructus, Sabal serrulata, Saw Palmetto Berry, Serenoa serrulata.

On Aug, 27, 2014: 88 people who reported to have side effects when taking Serenoa repens are studied

 outcomes

Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
General Physical Health DeteriorationPulmonary Haemorrhagen/an/an/an/an/aRenal Failure Acute
PancytopeniaCardiopulmonary FailureCondition Aggravated
BreathlessnessUpper Gastrointestinal HaemorrhageTremor
BronchopneumoniaRenal Failure
OrchitisVentricular Fibrillation
Metabolic AcidosisDehydration
International Normalised Ratio IncreasedVentricular Tachycardia
Platelet Count DecreasedHypotension
Loss Of ConsciousnessCardiac Failure Congestive
Respiratory Gas Exchange DisorderParaesthesia

Most common side effects by gender * :

FemaleMale
HypotensionRenal Failure Acute
Accidental ExposureTremor
General Physical Health DeteriorationCondition Aggravated
PancytopeniaDehydration
Renal Failure
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Tachycardia
Cardiac Failure Congestive
Paraesthesia
Drug Effect Decreased

Most common side effects by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/aLibido DecreasedFeeling AbnormalMononucleosis SyndromeRenal Failure Acute
Anxiety DisorderAnaemia MacrocyticTremor
Electrocardiogram T Wave AbnormalCoughVentricular Fibrillation
Colonic PolypDehydration
Rectal HaemorrhageCondition Aggravated
AstheniaVentricular Tachycardia
CoagulopathyHypotension
EncephalopathyParaesthesia
Nitrite Urine PresentRenal Failure
JaundiceDrug Toxicity

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • i was diagnosed with syndrome of gilbert, thats why i have a yellowish skin (jaundice) i take also cranberry pills to counter jaundice, but doesnt really help i guess, but maybe the pills that i take to stop my hairloss, that i have for several years, might be the cause, those pills are: saw palmetto (350mg) and biotin. i'm out of saw palmetto pills, so im gonna see how i react to that, but maybe u guys can help me out, what can be the cause for my jaundice and/or itchy problem, thank u

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Also utilizing testosterone pellet therapy for low testosterone. Had colonoscopy today, gastroenterologist said melanosis of colon could be from drinking herbal tea. Everything I have read relates to laxative abuse, senna use etc. Do not use laxatives and the only herbal tea I drink is a roibus tropica tea blend from Teavana (20 oz daily). Eat a diet high in fiber. Also take a multi vitamin (Alive once daily for women 50+). Just stumped as to what else could cause the melanosis in my colon? Thank you!

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • 20 broken bones, cold, had tooth pulled pieces of bone coming out, now another toothache next to the one just extracted

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  • Did you recover from bph?
    For unknown reasons my BPH symptoms have gradually disappeared. I was taking Doxazosin for 2-3 years but it never seemed to really help. I stated taking Saw Palmetto about a year ago. Gradually over this summer my BPH symptoms faded to almost zero. I'm not ready to claim that the Saw Palmetto di ...

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