Vaccinium myrtillus extr


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult : PO Circulatory and visual disorders 240-480 mg/day in 2-3 divided doses. Max: 480 mg/day. Improve night vision60-120 mg/day.
Dosage Details
Oral
Improve night vision
Adult: 60-120 mg daily.

Oral
Circulatory and visual disorders
Adult: 240-480 mg daily in 2-3 divided doses. Max dose: 480 mg daily.
Contraindications
Pregnancy, lactation.
Special Precautions
Diabetes. Avoid long term and high dose consumption. Doses >480 mg daily may be dangerous.
Adverse Reactions
Liver dysfunction (due to tannin content).
Drug Interactions
Increased risk of bleeding with anticoagulant or antiplatelets. Disulfiram like reactions if taken with alcohol.
Action
Description: Vaccinium myrtillus (or bilberry) extract is claimed to be useful in treating visual and circulatory problems such as cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, macular degeneration, haemorrhoids and varicose veins. It is often used to improve night vision. However, clinical evidence is weak and limited.
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