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Side Effects of Lutein

There 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 Interactions

Lutein 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:
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.)

What If I Take an Overdose?

It is not clear what exactly to expect from an overdose with lutein (see Lutein Overdose to learn more).

How Should Lutein Be Stored?

Refer to the label of your individual product for information on how best to store it. Keep all medications and supplements out of the reach of children.
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