In this Article
- What other names is American Pawpaw known by?
- What is American Pawpaw?
- How does American Pawpaw work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for American Pawpaw.
There isn't enough information to know if American pawpaw fruit or extract are safe when taken by mouth. Eating American pawpaw fruit might cause side effects such as hives, nausea, vomiting, headache, or faintness in some people. When taken by mouth, American pawpaw extract might cause vomiting.
It can cause some side effects such as nausea, rash, and itching.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of using American pawpaw if you are pregnant or breast feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
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