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Who should not take saw palmetto?

You should not take saw palmetto if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. If you have ever had an allergic reaction to saw palmetto or to any of its ingredients, you should not take this medication. Additionally, if you have medical conditions involving your heart, lungs, stomach, or liver, you should speak to your doctor before taking saw palmetto as it could have potentially dangerous effects on your condition. You should also speak to your doctor if you are taking any other medications, as dangerous drug interactions could occur.

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