An addition to cancer therapy to lessen pain and improve appetite. Shark cartilage is also claimed to be useful in psoriasis and arthritis. It may also have other uses. Check with your pharmacist for more details regarding the particular brand you use.
Shark Cartilage is finely ground cartilage from sharks. It is thought to work by providing a protein substance that blocks new blood networks from forming. Tumors and certain other diseases are dependent on new blood networks.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Shark Cartilage . Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Shark Cartilage . However, no specific interactions are known at this time.
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Shark Cartilage may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Shark Cartilage as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Shark Cartilage .
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); behavior changes; hyperactivity; severe mood swings or unusual irritability.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately.Proper storage of Shark Cartilage :
Store at room temperature away from heat, moisture, and light unless otherwise directed on the package label. Do not store in the bathroom. Most dietary supplements are not in childproof containers. Keep Shark Cartilage out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Shark Cartilage . If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.