Side effects & Safety information: mastic gum
Although mastic gum is generally considered safe, it is a good idea to check with your doctor before using it. This alternative agent is not intended to replace your doctor-approved treatment plan and may interfere with the medication you are already taking.
If you experience any unusual or persistent side effects, stop using it and contact your doctor.
- Pregnancy and breastfeeding: There is not enough reliable information to know whether mastic is safe to use during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Stay safe and avoid using it.
- Allergy to mastic trees and other Pistacia species: People who are allergic to these plants may also be allergic to mastic tree.