August 24, 2016

Octacosanol

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How does Octacosanol work?

Octacosanol might help improve the way our body uses oxygen.

Are there safety concerns?

There is not enough information to know if octacosanol is safe.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of octacosanol during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Parkinson's disease: Octacosanol might make some symptoms of Parkinson's disease worse if it is used with the Parkinson's disease medication levodopa/carbidopa. Don't use this combination.


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