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Reported Adverse Reactions - Ginkgo Biloba

The following adverse reactions have been reported as associated with the use of Ginkgo biloba but are considered rare in their occurrence:

  • Diarrhea
  • Edema
  • Erythema
  • Headaches
  • Irritability
  • Nausea
  • Restlessness
  • Vomiting

The following adverse reactions have been reported as associated with the use of Ginkgo biloba when taken in conjunction with a blood thinner:

  • Spontaneous hyphema
  • Spontaneous bilateral subdural hematomas
  • Retinal hemorrhage
  • Clotting problems

Fruit

The following adverse reactions have been reported as associated with contact of the Ginkgo biloba Tree itself and especially the fruit.

  • Contact Dermatitis

The following adverse reactions have been reported as associated with ingestion of the Ginkgo biloba fruit:

  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Tenesmus
  • Perioral erythema
  • Rectal burning

Seed

Care should be taken if the seed is to be used. There have been reports of high toxicity from ingested raw seeds. Cooked seeds are considered safe.


Leaf/leaf Extract


Body as a Whole:
The possibility of an allergic reaction to the herb should be kept in mind during therapy; Headaches


Cardiovascular System:

Digestive System - Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea

Metabolic and Nutritional - Clotting Problems

Nervous System - Restlessness, Irritability

Skin and Appendages - Edema, Erythema

The following adverse reactions have been reported as associated with the use of Ginkgo biloba when taken in conjunction with a blood thinner:

  • Spontaneous Hyphema
  • Spontaneous bilateral subdural hematomas
  • Retinal hemorrhage
As of 08/2004

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