Cod Liver Oil
In this Article
- What other names is Cod Liver Oil known by?
- What is Cod Liver Oil?
- How does Cod Liver Oil work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Cod Liver Oil.
High doses are POSSIBLY UNSAFE. They might keep blood from clotting and can increase the chance of bleeding. Vitamin A and vitamin D levels might also become too high with high doses of cod liver oil. High doses might also cause nausea and loose stools.
The safety of cod liver oil when used on the skin is unknown.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of cod liver oil during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
High blood pressure: Cod liver oil can lower blood pressure and might cause blood pressure to go too low if used along with medications for high blood pressure. Be careful when using cod liver oil if you are taking high blood pressure drugs.
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