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Are there any side effects of aloe vera?

Based on information from iGuard.org, a free medication monitoring service, 8% of patients experience side effects while taking Aloe Vera. A side effect reported by iGuard members includes hypoglycemia. Please follow up with your doctor or other healthcare provider if you are experiencing any symptoms that worsen or do not go away.

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