Resveratrol, found in red wine, is thought to have antioxidant properties. It is used for increasing good cholesterol.
Red wine extract contains resveratrol, a compound found in the skin of red grapes. Resveratrol is thought to have antioxidant properties, protecting cells from damage.
It is used most often for increase HDL levels (good cholesterol), preventing blood clots, preventing heart and blood vessel disease
Resveratrol is used most often for increasing HDL levels (good cholesterol), preventing blood clots, preventing heart and blood vessel disease. Resveratrol has not been proven effective for all of the uses listed above.
Resveratrol may be used for other conditions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Side Effects of Resveratrol
The side effects of resveratrol are not known. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Resveratrol in red wine extract could potentially interact with:
- Anticoagulants (such as warfarin, dabigatran, rivaroxaban, apixaban)
- Antiplatelet agents (such as aspirin, clopidogrel, cilostazol, prasugrel, ticagrelor, and ticlopidine)
Resveratrol could potentially alter the metabolism of many other drugs.
This is not a complete list of resveratrol interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Special precautions & warnings:
- Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using resveratrol if you are pregnant, breast-feeding, or trying to become pregnant.
- Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking resveratrol.