What You Need to Know About Phosphatidylserine Supplements
The best dosage has not yet been established. Be sure to follow the dosing instructions on your particular phosphatidylserine product.
(Click Phosphatidylserine Dosage for more information.)
Even though it is a natural product normally found in the human body, phosphatidylserine can still cause side effects, such as:
- Upset stomach
(Click Phosphatidylserine Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Phosphatidylserine can potentially interact with a number of medications (see Phosphatidylserine Drug Interactions).
Some people may be more likely than others to experience problems due to phosphatidylserine. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider before taking the supplements if you have:
- Any serious or chronic health condition
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- Any allergies, including allergies to medications, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Phosphatidylserine and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Phosphatidylserine and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Phosphatidylserine Safety for more information, including any available warnings and precautions.)