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Is elderberry safe during pregnancy?
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Elderberry
There aren't enough studies to reliably answer. One study reviewing side effects in pregnant women using botanical supplements, showed 1 woman taking elderberry had GI distress -- out of 150 general surveys completed.
http://tinyurl.com/m5q9g37 use of a combination product containing elderberry showed no increase in fetal malformations: http://tinyurl.Com/mkqss5n be safe and avoid for now.

In brief: Elderberry
There aren't enough studies to reliably answer. One study reviewing side effects in pregnant women using botanical supplements, showed 1 woman taking elderberry had GI distress -- out of 150 general surveys completed.
http://tinyurl.com/m5q9g37 use of a combination product containing elderberry showed no increase in fetal malformations: http://tinyurl.Com/mkqss5n be safe and avoid for now.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Dr. Byron Hapner
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Wouldn't advise it
There is no way to reassure you that elderberry is safe during pregnancy, so it's best not to use it.

In brief: Wouldn't advise it
There is no way to reassure you that elderberry is safe during pregnancy, so it's best not to use it.
Dr. Byron Hapner
Dr. Byron Hapner
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