Side effect(s) of Alpha-linolenic Acid

Review the side-effects of Alpha-linolenic Acid as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.
• Alpha-linolenic acid is safe in most of the adults when used in amounts found in foods.
• Alpha-linolenic acid from food sources is very well tolerated. If it is consumed in excess it may cause weight gain.

Other Precautions :

Avoid excess dose.

Drug Name : Alpha-linolenic Acid

Alpha-linolenic acid is used to prevent or treat the disease of heart and blood vessels by reducing the risk of heart disease or heart attack, plaque (fatty build-up) formations in arteries serving the heart, and high blood pressure.It is one of the essential omega-3 fatty acids which are necessary for human health cannot be produced by the body