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Were you looking for information about Ginkgo? Ginco is a common misspelling of ginkgo.
 
Ginkgo (ginkgo biloba) is a popular supplement that is claimed to have several uses, such as improving memory and mental functioning. As with many "natural" products, there are possible side effects with ginkgo. Some of the common side effects seen with this herbal supplement include dizziness, diarrhea, and headaches. Also, you may not be able to take ginkgo safely if you have certain health conditions, such as diabetes, epilepsy, or a bleeding disorder. It is also important not to combine ginkgo with certain medications, as it may cause negative drug interactions.
 
(To read the full eMedTV article on this herbal remedy, click Ginkgo. Among the topics covered in this article are safety precautions, information on its effectiveness, and what to tell your healthcare provider prior to taking the supplement.)
 
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