Generic

Proanthocyanidins

Therapeutic Class:

Dermatological Preparation

Pack Size:

Pycnogenol 50mg capsule: Each box contains 20 capsules in blister pack

Indications

Chronic venous insufficiency (edema), thrombosis (blood clot), diabetes and its complications, retinopathy, hypertension (high blood pressure) and its complications, allergy, asthma, endometriosis (premenstrual pain caused by endometrial tissue in places other than the uterus) and dysmenorrhea (painful menstruation), osteoarthritis, skin disorders & melasma (a dark pigmentation of the skin).

Therapeutic Class

Dermatological Preparation

Dosage & Administration

Generally, one capsule (50mg) 2 times daily with meals for 2-3 months or as directed by the physician.

Contraindications

There are no known contraindications for Pycnogenol.

Side Effects

Minor adverse effects including headache and dizziness may occur.

Pregnancy & Lactation

As a general precaution, pregnant women should not take Pycnogenol within the first 3 months of pregnancy. Safety trials have demonstrated absence of mutagenic and teratogenic effects, no perinatal toxicity, and no negative effects on fertility.

Storage Conditions

Store in a cool and dry place, protect from light.