Side Effects of LuteinThere are no side effects that have been clearly linked to lutein at this time (see Lutein Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious reactions you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Drug InteractionsLutein is unlikely to interact with most medications (see Lutein Drug Interactions).
Is It Safe to Take Lutein?Reasonable lutein supplementation at normal dosages is probably safe for most people. However, some people may be more likely to experience problems than others. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this product if you:
- Have cystic fibrosis
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Lutein and Pregnancy)
- Are breastfeeding (see Lutein and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Is Lutein Safe? for more information, including any available warnings and precautions.)