What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking chlorophyllin?
Before using chlorophyllin, talk to your healthcare provider. You may not be able to use chlorophyllin if you have certain medical conditions.
Ask a doctor, pharmacist, or other healthcare provider if it is safe for you to use this product if you have:
a weak immune system.
It is not known whether chlorophyllin will harm an unborn baby. Do not use this product without medical advice if you are pregnant.
It is not known whether chlorophyllin passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this product without medical advice if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Do not give any herbal/health supplement to a child without medical advice.
How should I take chlorophyllin?
When considering the use of herbal supplements, seek the advice of your doctor. You may also consider consulting a practitioner who is trained in the use of herbal/health supplements.
If you choose to use chlorophyllin, use it as directed on the package or as directed by your doctor, pharmacist, or other healthcare provider. Do not use more of this product than is recommended on the label.
It may take up to several days of use before chlorophyllin reaches its full effect. Keep using as directed and tell your doctor if you do not notice any difference.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
Chlorophyllin side effects
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using chlorophyllin and call your healthcare provider at once if you have:
severe stomach pain or diarrhea.
Common side effects may include:
green-colored urine or stools (a normal side effect of chlorophyllin and not cause for concern).
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.