In this Article
- What other names is Cranberry known by?
- What is Cranberry?
- How does Cranberry work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Cranberry.
Some cranberry juice products are sweetened with extra sugar. If you have diabetes, stick with cranberry products that are sweetened with artificial sweeteners.
Cranberries and cranberry juice are safe to consume during pregnancy and breast-feeding. But don't use dietary supplements that contain cranberry products. It is not known if these are safe to use during pregnancy and breast-feeding.
Cranberries, like many other fruits and berries, contain significant amounts of salicylic acid. Salicylic acid is similar to aspirin. Avoid drinking large quantities of cranberry juice if you are allergic to aspirin.
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