What Can I Expect With Pregnenolone?
(Click Pregnenolone Dosage for more information.)
Side EffectsMany people believe that "natural" products, such as pregnenolone, have no side effects. However, many natural products cause side effects, some of which can be quite serious. This supplement can cause side effects, such as:
(Click Pregnenolone Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Drug InteractionsPregnenolone may interact with a few other medications or supplements (see Pregnenolone Drug Interactions).
Is Pregnenolone Safe?It is not known if supplementation with this hormone is safe. Some people are more likely than others to experience problems. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider before taking it if you have:
- Cancer (or a history of cancer)
- Uterine fibroids
- Seizures or epilepsy
- Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Pregnenolone and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Pregnenolone and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Pregnenolone Safety for more information, including any available warnings and precautions.)