General Information on Your Butterbur DoseSome considerations for people taking butterbur include the following:
- If you decide to take a butterbur supplement, it is important to choose a trustworthy manufacturer (supplements are not regulated as closely as drugs). Your pharmacist is a good source for information about which manufacturers are the most reliable. Make sure to choose a product that is free of toxic alkaloids (dangerous compounds that can cause liver or lung damage).
- If you have any chronic health problems or take any prescription medications, it is a good idea to check with your healthcare provider before taking butterbur.
- If you are unsure about anything related to your dosage or butterbur dosing in general, please talk with your healthcare provider.