Estroven Side Effects

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Estroven® is manufactured by i-Health, Inc. The herbal supplement provides multi-symptom relief for symptoms of menopause.[1] Estroven® treats such symptoms as irritability, hot flashes, memory issues, night sweats, problems sleeping, and problems with energy levels.[2]

Some of the Estroven® products available include New and Improved Estroven® Nighttime, Estroven® Energy, Estroven® Mood and Memory, and Estroven® Maximum Strength.[2] These products are available to purchase at pharmacies, supermarkets, and retail stores such as CVS Pharmacy, Walgreens, Costco, and Sam's Club. As with many medications and supplements, some individuals may experience Estroven® side effects. Common reactions associated with Estroven®, most of which are related to certain natural ingredients in the supplement, may include headache, a dizzy feeling, and pains in the stomach.[3]

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Brand name for Natural ingredients such as black cohosh and soy isoflavones[4]
Manufacturer i-Health, Inc.
Uses Treats the symptoms of menopause[4]
Common side effects Pains in the stomach, feelings of dizziness, headache, slow heartbeat[4]
Who should not take Estroven®? Women who have had breast cancer[4]
Disclaimer The information provided by PharmacyDrugGuide.com is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Do not take any action based on the information on this page without consulting a physician.
Author Allison Hughes
 
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Common Estroven Side Effects

Most of the side effects associated with Estroven® use are caused by reactions to certain ingredients in the supplement. This includes reactions to soy and black cohosh. The latter may cause feelings of dizziness or headaches, especially in individuals who take it in higher doses. Black cohosh may also result in an irregular or slowed heartbeat.[3]

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Estroven Allergic Reactions

Although not common, individuals may experience an allergic reaction to Estroven® if they are allergic or sensitive to any of the active or inactive ingredients in Estroven®. These include Magnolia bark, standardised black cohosh, gingko bilboa and L-theanine, melatonin, B vitamins, and soy isoflavones.[1] Soy has been known to cause allergic reactions in some of the U.S. population, with the most notable side effects of an allergy being runny nose, nausea, itching, or a tingling feeling in the mouth.[5]

Estroven Precautions and Warnings

  • Stomach pains may develop in individuals who do not take Estroven® with food.[6]
  • According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, individuals who have had breast cancer should talk to their doctor before taking Estroven®, which contains black cohosh.[4]
  • i-Health, Inc. recommends that individuals who are taking synthetic hormones seeking medical attention before taking Estroven.[7]
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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 http://estroven.com/info/about_estroven/about_key_ingredients
  2. 2.0 2.1 http://estroven.com/info/products
  3. 3.0 3.1 http://nccam.nih.gov/health/blackcohosh/ataglance.htm
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 http://www.umm.edu/altmed/articles/black-cohosh-000226.htm
  5. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/soy-allergy/DS00970/DSECTION=symptoms
  6. http://estroven.com/info/products/maximum_strength
  7. http://estroven.com/info/about_estroven/safety