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Kava (Piper Methysticum) Oral Uses
Kava has been used for anxiety and stress. Germany, Switzerland, and Canada have banned products containing kava because of the risk of liver injury. The US FDA has issued a public safety alert about kava and liver problems.
Some herbal/diet supplement products have been found to contain possibly harmful impurities/additives. Check with your pharmacist for more details regarding the particular brand you use.
The FDA has not reviewed this product for safety or effectiveness. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
How To Use Kava (Piper Methysticum) Oral
Take this product by mouth as directed. Follow all directions on the product package. If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
This herbal product should not be used for more than 3 months at a time.
If your condition persists or worsens, or if you think you may have a serious medical problem, seek immediate medical attention.
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Information last revised September 2010 Copyright(c) 2010 First DataBank, Inc.