Para-Aminobenzoic Acid (Paba)
In this Article
- What other names is Para-aminobenzoic Acid (paba) known by?
- What is Para-aminobenzoic Acid (paba)?
- How does Para-aminobenzoic Acid (paba) work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Para-aminobenzoic Acid (paba).
Taking more than the recommended dose of 12 grams a day can cause serious side effects such as liver, kidney, and blood problems.
When applied directly to the skin, PABA appears safe for children, and also for pregnant and breast-feeding women. Although PABA might be safe for children to take by mouth, serious side effects can occur.
Do not take PABA by mouth if:
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
- You have kidney problems.
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