It is not known exactly what to expect from a fenugreek overdose, but it is reasonable to assume that taking too much may cause the usual side effects of fenugreek, but they may be more severe. Theoretically, an overdose could cause severe problems, such as internal bleeding or dangerously low blood sugar.
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
Last reviewed by: KristiMonson, PharmD;
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