July 26, 2016

European Mandrake

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How does European Mandrake work?

European mandrake can reduce the actions of certain chemicals that can affect many body systems, including the eyes, bladder, lungs, bowels, and mouth.

Are there safety concerns?

European mandrake is POSSIBLY UNSAFE and should be avoided. It can cause many side effects, including confusion, drowsiness, dry mouth, heart problems, vision problems, overheating, problems with urination, and hallucinations. Large doses can be fatal.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

It is UNSAFE for anyone to use European mandrake, but people with the following conditions are especially likely to experience harmful side effects.

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Don't take European mandrake by mouth if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. It can cause serious or even fatal side effects.

Children: Don't give European mandrake to children because they are especially sensitive to the harmful chemicals it contains.

Down syndrome: Don't give European mandrake to people with Down syndrome because they are especially sensitive to the harmful chemicals it contains.

Elderly people: Don't take European mandrake if you are elderly because you might be especially sensitive to the harmful chemicals it contains.

Heart conditions including heart failure, coronary artery disease, and fast and irregular heartbeat: Don't take European mandrake if you have one of these conditions. It could make your condition worse.

Liver problems: Don't take European mandrake if you have liver disease. It could make your condition worse.

Kidney problems: Don't take European mandrake if you have kidney disease. It could make your condition worse.

High blood pressure: Don't take European mandrake if you have high blood pressure. It could make your condition worse.

Over-active thyroid: Don't take European mandrake if you have thyroid problems. It could make your condition worse.

Myasthenia gravis: Don't take European mandrake if you have myasthenia gravis. It could make your condition worse.

Glaucoma: Don't take European mandrake if you have glaucoma. It could make your condition worse.

Spastic paralysis or brain damage: Don't take European mandrake if you have brain damage. It could make your condition worse.

Enlarged prostate: Don't take European mandrake if you have an enlarged prostate. It could make your condition worse.

Urinary problems: Don't take European mandrake if you have problems urinating. It could make your condition worse.

Digestive tract conditions such as heartburn or "gastroesophageal reflux disease" (GERD), a hiatal hernia, an infection, stomach ulcer, constipation, a blockage, ulcerative colitis, a serious condition called toxic megacolon, or other digestive disorders: Don't take European mandrake if you have any of these conditions. It could make your condition worse.


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