Shark Cartilage (Herbs/Suppl)

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Brand and Other Names:AE941, Neovastat, more...U995

Suggested Dosing

Follow manufacturer's protocol

Commercial products suggest doses ranging from 500 mg-4.5 grams given PO in 2-6 divided doses daily

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Suggested Uses

Cancer prevention & treatment

Treatment of arthritis & psoriasis

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Interactions

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            Adverse Effects

            Frequency Not Defined

            Dark urine

            Excessive fatigue

            Extreme itchiness

            Nausea

            Vomiting or diarrhea

            Pain or swelling in the upper right part of the abdomen

            Yellowing of skin or white parts of eyes

            Constipation

            Dizziness

            Dysgeusia

            Low blood pressure

            Nausea

            Upset stomach

            Vomiting

            Weakness

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            Warnings

            Contraindications

            Pregnancy, lactation

            Cautions

            May contain heavy metal contaminants such as mercury & cadmium

            Do not take in high doses or for long periods of time

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            Pregnancy & Lactation

            Pregnancy Category: do not use

            Lactation: do not use

            Pregnancy Categories

            A:Generally acceptable. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk.

            B:May be acceptable. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk.

            C:Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done.

            D:Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available. Positive evidence of human fetal risk.

            X:Do not use in pregnancy. Risks involved outweigh potential benefits. Safer alternatives exist.

            NA:Information not available.

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            Pharmacology

            Metabolism: N/A

            Excretion: N/A

            Mechanism of Action

            Inhibits angiogenesis & interferes with matrix metalloproteases (MMPs) enzymes

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