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Doctor insights on: Pycnogenol Warnings And Recalls

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Is pycnogenol safe to take with the medications i'm on?

Is pycnogenol safe to take with the medications i'm on?

There are no studies: There are no sudies have been done to see if it is safe to take pycnogenol with any meds so we can not answer this question based on evidence but according to alternative meds experts it is ok.So make your own mind. ...Read more

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Effect of pycnogenol on kidneystone formation?

Effect of pycnogenol on kidneystone formation?

Probably none: As far as i know there have been no scientific studies in this drug and kidney stones, but understanding how it works i don't see that it should have any effect and should be safe. It should not alter the acidity of the urine. ...Read more

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Is pycnogenol and l-arginine good together for the body?

Is pycnogenol and l-arginine good together for the body?

Probably yes: Pycnogenol is known for its wide array of health benefits. Primarily taken as a food supplement, it can dramatically increase overall wellbeing when introduced into a daily diet regimen. The positive side effects run the gamut from sexual health to anti-aging to cancer fighting. Arginine can interact with many different medications, including viagra, (sildenafil) zantac and even over-the-counter drugs. ...Read more

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Can i take pycnogenol for endometriosis without any prescription? If yes then how much?

Can i take pycnogenol for endometriosis without any prescription? If yes then how much?

Can not recommend: The use if Pine Bark extract has not been well studied or shown to be beneficial for the treatment of endometriosis. It would not be right to recommend you take this without a specific recommendation and guidance from your doctor. ...Read more

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I am taking pycnogenol , enalapril , & actonel (risedronate).What is the interaction between them or issue that needs to be addressed?

I am taking pycnogenol , enalapril , & actonel (risedronate).What is the interaction between them or issue that needs to be addressed?

Unknown: Pycnogenol is the brand name for a product from the extract of pine bark of a tree known as the french maritime pine. Pycnogenol is not an fda approved medication, which means there is unlikely to be any good scientific research on its true effects and side effects. Nobody really knows how it would interact with prescription drugs like Enalapril or actonel (risedronate). ...Read more

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I started taking pycnogenol. I have been taking 81 mgof aspirin daily for. A couple of years .What are the risks taking both? I have been feeling grea

I started taking pycnogenol. I have been taking 81 mgof aspirin daily for. A couple of years .What are the risks taking both? I have been feeling grea

Probably ok: Pycnogenol is suspected to counteract (somewhat) the effects of immunosuppressive medications. These would be used, fir example, to treat severe psoriasis, arthritis (RA) and other autoimmune problems. There are no well-documented interactions with aspirin. Make sure you keep your md apprised of any supplements you use! ...Read more

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Can pycnogenol cause kidney stones?

No data on internet: No definite evidence this supplement is related to kidney stones at recommended dose of 120 to 450 mg for 6 months via a quick internet search. However, please discuss the use of any over the counter drug or supplement with your doctor because of possible interactions with other medicines and or supplements. ...Read more