Ambrotose powder is not listed as having any side effects by its producer, Mannatech; however, Ambrotose does contain aloe vera, which may cause a laxative effect, as WebMD explains. Those with food allergies to its fruit and vegetable ingredients should consult a physician before use.
This supplement is available in powder and capsule form. The recommended intake is 1/4 teaspoon two times daily for powder, while the recommended capsule intake is one capsule two times daily, as stated by the supplement's packaging as described on Drugs.com. Ambrotose is safe in amounts greater than the label recommendations. To avoid any potential adverse effects of oral aloe vera, such as diarrhea and cramping, use less than the recommended intake at first and build up a tolerance, recommends the packaging. This product contains glucose.