As of the moment, there have been no reported cases of serious side effects or even chronic wasting disease related to deer antler velvet use. It also not known yet if the product interacts with other medicine or other drugs, but there are some warnings and safety precautions such as the following prior to its use:
- Avoid taking deer antler velvet if you’re pregnant and/or breastfeeding.
- Avoid taking deer antler velvet if you have hormone sensitive conditions (ovarian cancer, breast cancer, endometriosis, etc.)
Since the product may also act as estrogen, it is advisable not to use it if you know you have a condition that made worse by estrogen. Some may also have allergies to it so it would be a lot better if you consult your doctor first before taking not just deer velvet antler, but also other health and medical products.
Deer antler velvet recommended dose depends on different factors such as health, age, and other medical condition. Yes, you may say that it’s made of natural ingredients, but you also have to remember that natural products are not necessarily safe all the time so taking the right dose is still extremely important. You will still need to follow the brand label directions and again, consult a physician before you try to use it.