In this Article
- What other names is Shark Cartilage known by?
- What is Shark Cartilage?
- How does Shark Cartilage work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Shark Cartilage.
It can cause a bad taste in the mouth, nausea, vomiting, stomach upset, constipation, low blood pressure, dizziness, high blood sugar, high calcium levels, and fatigue. Some products have an unpleasant odor and taste.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking shark cartilage if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
High calcium levels (hypercalcemia): Shark cartilage might increase calcium levels, so it should not be used by people whose calcium levels are already too high.
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