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Is SAM-e Effective?

Reliable evidence suggests that SAM-e may be effective for depression, arthritis, and intrahepatic cholestasis. However, not enough research has been done to know if it is effective for other uses.
 
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Dosing Information

Although less information is available on the dosing of supplements, such as SAM-e, compared to drugs, some information about dosing is available based on clinical studies and years of practical experience with the supplement.
 
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Side Effects of SAM-e

Although it is a "natural" product, SAM-e can still cause side effects. Some of the more commonly reported side effects include:
 
(Click SAM-e Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Drug Interactions

SAM-e may interact with other supplements or medications (see SAM-e Drug Interactions).
 
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