Conjugated Linoleic Acid
In this Article
- What other names is Conjugated Linoleic Acid known by?
- What is Conjugated Linoleic Acid?
- How does Conjugated Linoleic Acid work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Conjugated Linoleic Acid.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Children: Conjugated linoleic acid is POSSIBLY SAFE for children when taken by mouth in medicinal amounts for up to 7 months. There is not enough evidence to know if long-term use is safe.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Conjugated linoleic acid is LIKELY SAFE when taken by mouth in food amounts. But there is not enough evidence to know if conjugated linoleic acid is safe to use in medicinal mounts during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Bleeding disorders. Conjugated linoleic acid might slow blood clotting. In theory, conjugated linoleic acid might increase the risk of bruising and bleeding in people with bleeding disorders.
Diabetes: There are concerns that taking conjugated linoleic acid can worsen diabetes. Avoid use.
Metabolic syndrome: There are concerns that taking conjugated linoleic acid might increase the risk of getting diabetes if you have metabolic syndrome. Avoid use.
Surgery: Conjugated linoleic acid might cause extra bleeding during and after surgery. Stop using it at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
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