Read the side effects of Policosanol as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Diarrhea, nausea, constipation
, stomach pain, heartburn, increased appetite
Abnormalities in blood pressure level
Central Nervous System:
Headache, somnolence, dizziness, sleeplessness, nervousness
Rashes, skin irritation and pruritus
Weight loss, joint pain, increased urination, bleeding from the nose and gums, raised level of liver enzymes
Other Precautions :
• Policosanol should not be used as a first-line treatment for treating hypercholesterolemia
but may be regarded as a second line agent in patients who cannot take HMG Co-A reductase inhibitors or other lipid-lowering medications.