May 5, 2016

Squalamine

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How does Squalamine work?

Squalamine is thought to prevent growth of bacteria that cause infections. It also contains chemicals that seem to prevent the formation and growth of tumors.

Are there safety concerns?

It is not known if squalamine is safe or what the possible side effects might be.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

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

Dosing considerations for Squalamine.

The appropriate dose of squalamine depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for squalamine. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.


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