Guggul for Hypercholesterolemia

Kelly M. Shields, Pharm.D., Michael P. Moranville, Pharm.D. degree candidate


American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 2005;62(10):1012-1014. 

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Adverse Effects

One case of guggul possibly causing rhabdomyolysis after two weeks of therapy has been reported.[14] Other than this report, there is little evidence of severe adverse effects. Most adverse effects consist of rash, abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, headache, restlessness, and hiccups.[1,2]


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