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What are the side effects for Uva Ursi?

 

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Uva ursi is POSSIBLY SAFE for most adults when used short-term. It can cause nausea, vomiting, stomach discomfort, and a greenish-brown discoloration of the urine.

However, high doses or long-term use can cause liver damage, eye problems, breathing problems, convulsions, and death.

Don’t give uva ursi to children. It can cause severe liver problems.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Using uva ursi during pregnancy is LIKELY UNSAFE because it might start labor. Not enough is known about the safety of using uva ursi during breast-feeding. Avoid use if you are pregnant or nursing.

Children: Don’t give uva ursi to children. It might cause severe liver problems.

Retinal thinning: Uva ursi contains a chemical that can thin the retina in the eye. This could worsen the condition of people whose retinas are already too thin. Avoid use if you have this problem.

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