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each vegetable capsule containspregnenolone (3-alpha-hydroxy-5-beta-pregnen-20-one) ................ 10 mg.(hypo-allergenic plant fiber added to complete capsule volume requirement)
Pure Encapsulations recommends 1030 mg per day, with a meal, preferably in the morning or early afternoon. Pregnenolone should only be used under the direction and supervision of a health care practitioner. Practitioners are advised to test pregnenolone levels before making the decision to commence supplementation, and to monitor levels if supplementation is initiated, ensuring that proper levels are maintained. This product should not be taken by individuals with healthy levels of pregnenolone. Pregnenolone is best utilized by individuals above 40 years of age
Are There Any Precautions Or Potential Side Effects?Precautions:NOT FOR USE BY INDIVIDUALS UNDER THE AGE OF 18 YEARS. DO NOT USE IF PREGNANT OR NURSING. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Consult a physician or licensed qualified healthcare professional before using this product if you have, or have a family history of, prostate cancer, prostate enlargement, heart disease, low good cholesterol (HDL), or if you are using any other dietary supplement, prescription drug, or over-the-counter drug. Do not exceed the recommended serving. Exceeding the recommended serving may cause serious adverse health effects. Potential Side Effects: Possible side effects include acne, hair loss, hair growth on the face (in women), aggressiveness, irritability, and increased levels of estrogen. Discontinue use and call a physician or licensed qualified health care professional immediately if you experience rapid heartbeat, dizziness, blurred vision, or other similar symptoms. When taken at higher levels, irritability, over-stimulation and fatigue have been observed. Due to its effects on the GABA receptor in the central nervous system, supplementation with pregnenolone could cause problems in people with a history of seizures.Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?Pregnenolone may inhibit drugs used to increase GABA activity (e.g., Neurontin); these drugs are frequently used in the treatment of epilepsy and depression.*