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Do Saw Palmetto or Milk Thistle Have Any Side Effects?
Vitamins and Supplements FAQs • July 13, 2011
There are generally no side effects with these two supplements if taken as directed. However, saw palmetto has some blood thinning effects when taken in high levels. Most common side effect would be simple digestive upset.

Milk thistle is great for liver support, but check with your health care provider or pharmacist if you have any medications to see if there will be potential interactions.

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