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Side Effects of Flaxseed Oil

Low doses of flaxseed oil generally do not cause bothersome side effects, although high doses may cause the following side effects:
 
(Click Flaxseed Oil Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Drug Interactions With Flaxseed Oil

Flaxseed oil can potentially interact with a few different medications (see Flaxseed Oil Drug Interactions).
 

Safety of Flaxseed Oil

Normal doses of flaxseed oil are probably safe for most people, although high doses could potentially cause problems for some people. Some people may be more likely to experience problems due to flaxseed oil. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking flaxseed oil if you:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Flaxseed Oil Safety for more information, including any available flaxseed oil warnings and precautions.)
 
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