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Should I tell my doctor if I am taking black cohosh?

Talk to your doctor about all medications, over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, supplements and herbs, including black cohosh, that you are taking. Report any side effects you experience to your doctor. Although black cohosh is generally well tolerated at recommended doses, it is possible to have adverse reactions to this herb.

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