Cranberry has been used for reducing the risk of "bladder infections" (urinary tract infections). It has also been used for decreasing the smell of urine in people who are unable to control urination (incontinent).
This product should not be used alone to treat bladder infections. It may not work and the delay could allow the infection to worsen.
Some herbal/diet supplement products have been found to contain possibly harmful impurities/additives. Check with your pharmacist for more details about the brand you use.
The FDA has not reviewed this product for safety or effectiveness. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
Stomach upset or diarrhea may occur with very large doses. If any of these effects persist or worsen tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Tell your doctor right away if this unlikely but serious side effect occurs: severe stomach/abdominal pain.
A very serious allergic reaction to this product is rare. However seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction including: rash itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat) severe dizziness trouble breathing.
This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Before taking cranberry tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
If you have any of the following health problems consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this product: current/past kidney stones.
Liquid products and chewable forms of this product may contain sugar. Liquid forms may also contain alcohol. Caution is advised if you have diabetes liver disease or any other condition that requires you to limit/avoid these substances in your diet. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about using this product safely.
Before having surgery tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs nonprescription drugs and herbal products).
During pregnancy this product should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
It is not known whether this product passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.