In this Article
- What other names is Salacia known by?
- What is Salacia?
- How does Salacia work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Salacia.
Salacia can cause uncomfortable side effects such as gas, belching, pain in the abdomen, nausea, and diarrhea in some people.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking salacia if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Diabetes: Salacia can decrease blood sugar levels. Your diabetes medications might need to be adjusted by your healthcare provider.
Surgery: Salacia might lower blood sugar levels. There is some concern that it might interfere with blood sugar control during and after surgery. Stop using salacia at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
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