In this Article
- What other names is Dmso (dimethylsulfoxide) known by?
- What is Dmso (dimethylsulfoxide)?
- How does Dmso (dimethylsulfoxide) work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Dmso (dimethylsulfoxide).
Some side effects of taking DMSO by mouth or applying it to the skin include skin reactions, dry skin, headache, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, breathing problems, vision problems, blood problems, and allergic reactions. DMSO also causes a garlic-like taste, and breath and body odor.
Do not use DMSO if:
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
- You have liver problems.
- You have kidney problems.
- You have eye problems.
- You have diabetes.
- You have headaches.
- You have urinary tract cancer.
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