Side-effects of caprylic acid are rare but may include headaches, mild stomach upset, bloating, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation and abdominal pain. These side-effects can range from mild to severe, depending on the dosage and individual sensitivity. Taking more than the recommended amount or a high dosage of Caprylic Acid may result in indigestion and heartburn. Individuals with medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase (MCAD) deficiency or blood pressure concerns should not use caprylic acid supplements without consulting with their healthcare professional. If you believe that you are experiencing any adverse reactions, please see your healthcare professional immediately. Each individual may react differently to any product or supplement. We always recommend that you consult with your healthcare professional prior to considering the use of Caprylic Acid or any supplement.*
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- What is Caprylic Acid derived from?
- What is the expiration date on Caprylic Acid?
- Does Caprylic Acid contain corn or grain-derived ingredients?
- Is Caprylic Acid suitable for vegans and vegetarians? If not, why?
- Is Caprylic Acid safe to use while pregnant or breastfeeding?
- Can Caprylic Acid be used for children?
- Are there any side-effects or precautions when using Caprylic Acid?
- Is Caprylic Acid free of magnesium stearate?
- Does Caprylic Acid contain sulfur?