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side effects, nutrient depletions, herbal interactions and health notes:
• Take with food or milk to avoid stomach upset. Take at night to avoid nausea.1
• Avoid alcohol2
• Chasteberry may interact with parlodel and should not be used with this drug.3
References1 Pronsky, Z Food Medication Interactions, 11th edition, 1999
1 Facts and Comparisons, Clinisphere 2.0, Wolters Kluwer Company, 2000
2 Facts and Comparisons, Clinisphere 2.0, Wolters Kluwer Company, 2000
2 Pronsky, Z Food Medication Interactions, 11th edition, 1999
3 Jarry H, et al. In vitro prolactin but not LH and FSH release is inhibited by compounds in extracts of Agnus-castus: Direct evidence for a dopaminergic principle by the dopamine receptor assay. EYP Clin Endocrinol 102: 448-454, 1994.
3 Schulz V, et al. Rational phytotherapy. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1998: 241-242.
3 Winterhoff H (1993). Medicinal plants with endocrine efficacy: effects on thyroid and ovary function (translated from German). Zeitschrift für Phytotherapie 14: 89-94.
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