Loading

Please wait...

Ginger

Generic Name: ginger (JIN jer)
Brand Name: Ginger(obs), Hofels Ginger One A Day, Ginger Root
Physician reviewed ginger patient information - includes ginger description, dosage and directions.
  • Prescription Settings
  • X

Prices and coupons of Ginger

Set your location
for drug prices near you

Enter your zip code


Please wait while the prices are loaded...

Don’t see your pharmacy listed? Most pharmacies accept our discounts, so have your pharmacist enter this coupon to see if you will save money:

Drug Information:
Ginger is an herb also known as Amomum Zingiber, Ardraka, Black Ginger, Cochin Ginger, Gan Jiang, Gingembre, Ginger Essential Oil, Ginger Root, Imber, Jengibre, Jiang, Kankyo, Kanshokyo, Nagara, Race Ginger, Racine de Gingembre, Rhizoma Zingiberi, Zingiberis Recens, Sheng Jiang, Shoga, Shokyo, Shunthi, Srungavera, Sunth, Sunthi, Vishvabheshaja, and other names. Ginger has been used in alternative medicine as a possibly effective aid in treating nausea and vomiting after surgery, dizziness, menstrual pain, arthritis, preventing morning sickness. Learn more

Ginger Side Effects

Ginger Side Effects

Applies to ginger: compounding liquid, oral capsule

Warning

Follow all directions on the product label and package. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all your medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines you use.

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Although not all side effects are known, ginger is thought to be likely safe for most people.

Stop using ginger and call your healthcare provider at once if you have:

  • easy bruising or bleeding; or

  • any bleeding that will not stop.

Common side effects may include:

  • heartburn, diarrhea, stomach discomfort;

  • heavier menstrual periods; and

  • skin irritation (if applied to skin).

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

More about ginger

  • Breastfeeding
  • Drug Interactions
  • En Español
  • 1 Review
  • Drug class: herbal products

Consumer resources

  • Ginger

Professional resources

Related treatment guides

  • Herbal Supplementation
  • Nausea/Vomiting
  • Motion Sickness

Editorial References and Review

Medically reviewed by USARx EDITORIAL TEAM Last updated on 1/1/2020.

Source: Drugs.com Ginger (www.drugs.com/mtm/ginger.html).