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Who should not use spirulina?

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  • AStacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answered
    If you can answer yes to any of the following questions, you should not use spirulina without talking to your doctor about it first:
    • Do you have an allergy to blue-green algae?
    • Do you have phenylketonuria (PKU)?
    • Are you taking medications or supplements for any of the following medical conditions: immune system disorders, inflammation, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, viruses, allergies, neurologic conditions, diabetes, weight loss, heart problems, osteoporosis, cancer and blood clots?
    • Are you pregnant?
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