May 30, 2016

Tormentil

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How does Tormentil work?

Tormentil contains ingredients called tannins that might help reduce skin inflammation, and have a drying (astringent) effect on the tissues. This drying effect may help control diarrhea and stop bleeding.

Are there safety concerns?

Tormentil is POSSIBLY SAFE for most adults when taken by mouth or applied to the skin. Tormentil extract has been taken by mouth safely by adults for up to 3 weeks.

Tormentil can cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, and stomach complaints.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Children: Tormentil is POSSIBLY SAFE in children when taken by mouth for up to 5 days.

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking tormentil if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Dosing considerations for Tormentil.

The appropriate dose of tormentil 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 tormentil. 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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Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


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