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Ginkgo Biloba Supplement Benefits, Side Effects & Dosage

What brand names are available for ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)-oral?

Fossil Tree, Kew Tree, Silver Apricot

Is ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)-oral available as a generic drug?


Do I need a prescription for ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)-oral?


What are the uses for ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)-oral?

Ginkgo biloba is used for

What are the side effects of ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)-oral?

Side effects of gingko biloba are

Possible serious side effects of

gingko biloba include:

  • bleeding in the eye or brain,
  • severe bleeding after surgery,
  • severe allergic reactions,
  • difficulty breathing,
  • seizures (eating fresh gingko seeds), and
  • death (eating fresh gingko seeds).

What is the dosage for ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)-oral?

  • Dosing may vary with the preparation (capsules, gels, extracts). Read manufacturer’s directions before using this product.
  • Dementia: Take 120 – 240 mg per day in divided doses, 2 to 3 times a day.

  • Vertigo and
    tinnitusTake 120 – 160 mg per day in divided doses, 2 to 3
    times a day.
  • Sexual dysfunctionTake 60 – 240 mg by mouth twice a day.

  • Premenstrual symptoms Take 80 mg by mouth twice a day, start on day 16 and
    continue to day 5 of next cycle.

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Is ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)-oral safe to take if I’m pregnant or breastfeeding?


  • There are no adequate studies of gingko biloba to determine safe
    and effective use in
    pregnant women.
  • It is not known whether gingko biloba is excreted in

What else should I know about ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)-oral?

What preparations of ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)-oral are available?

  • Ginkgo biloba is available as oral capsules, liquid soft gels,
    tea extract, and liquid extract.
  • Concentration of gingko biloba may vary from
    product-to-product due to multiple manufacturers producing various products.
How should I keep ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)-oral stored?

There are many formulations of ginkgo biloba. Use the manufacturer’s storage recommendations.


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