In general, women taking evening primrose oil have no side effects. However, it is possible that certain mild adverse effects may occur, such as the following:
- Stomach upset.
However, before starting to take evening primrose oil capsules, you should consult a specialist. In this way, he will be able to verify that there is no contraindication for it and he will also indicate to the woman the adequate dose and the time she should take it.
Finally, it is important to keep in mind that scientific studies are needed to confirm the effectiveness of evening primrose oil in improving female fertility.
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By Sergio Rogel Cayetano M.D. (gynecologist) and Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 04/29/2022