In this Article
- What other names is Ambrette known by?
- What is Ambrette?
- How does Ambrette work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Ambrette.
Ambrette is also POSSIBLY SAFE when a small amount of the dilute oil is applied directly to the skin. In some people, ambrette can cause skin irritation.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking ambrette if you are pregnant. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
It is POSSIBLY UNSAFE for nursing mothers to take ambrette by mouth or apply it to the skin. Ambrette seems to stay in mother's milk, but the importance of this is unknown.
Diabetes: Myricetin, a chemical in ambrette, can affect blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. Watch for signs of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and monitor your blood sugar carefully, if you have diabetes and use ambrette in amounts larger than the amounts normally found in food.
Surgery: Myricetin, a chemical in ambrette, might affect blood sugar and might interfere with blood sugar control during and after surgery. Stop taking ambrette at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
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