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What are side effects of artichoke supplements?

Artichoke supplements, sometimes used to treat nausea, hangovers and irritable bowel syndrome, are generally safe. However, they can cause certain side effects, including gas and allergic reactions. People who are allergic to the Asteraceae/Compositae family of plants -- including ragweed, daisies, marigolds and many herbs -- also may be sensitive to artichoke leaves.

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