During pregnancy, always consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before taking herbal medicines and nutritional supplements. Other cautions and contraindications (when applicable): Not recommended for children under 12 years of age. During pregnancy and breast feeding take only as directed by a healthcare professional. Do not use when abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting or diarrhoea are present. Prolonged laxative use may cause serious bowel problems. If fluid retention or other symptoms persist consult a healthcare professional. Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner.