Side effects of copper may include stomach pain, diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, difficulty concentrating, unexplained sleepiness, mood swings, dizziness, a coppery aftertaste in the mouth and muscle aches. Adults should consume no more than 10 mg of copper per day. Kidney failure and death can occur in the case of an overdose. Symptoms of copper overdose include nausea, vomiting, bloody diarrhea, fever, stomach pain, low blood pressure, anemia, and heart problems. Taking copper supplements may cause an imbalance of zinc levels in the body. Copper supplements may cause fluctuations in blood sugar levels – consult your doctor if you are diabetic, or concerned about blood sugar. Copper should be avoided by those with Wilson's disease. 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 Copper or any supplement.*
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- What is Copper derived from?
- What is the expiration date on Copper?
- Does Copper contain corn or grain-derived ingredients?
- Is Copper suitable for vegans and vegetarians? If not, why?
- Is Copper safe to use while pregnant or breastfeeding?
- Can Copper be used for children?
- Are there any side-effects or precautions when using Copper?
- Is Copper free of magnesium stearate?
- Does Copper contain sulfur?
- Are there any ingredients in Copper sourced from outside the USA? If so, which countries?