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What happens if I overdose Fenugreek?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking Fenugreek?
Follow your healthcare provider's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
Pregnancy: There are no studies available of teratogenicity in animals. Clinically, no malformation or fetotoxic effect has occurred to date. However, the monitoring of pregnancies exposed to this drug is not sufficient to exclude any risk. Consequently, as a precaution, it is preferable not to use this medication during pregnancy.
- Breastfeeding: in the absence of data, to avoid while breastfeeding.
What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking Fenugreek?
Do not take Fenugreek without first talking to your doctor if you have a bleeding or blood clotting disorder or diabetes, or if you are taking any medicines to prevent or treat a blood clotting disorder or diabetes. Fenugreek has been reported to affect blood clotting and blood sugar levels.
Also, talk to your doctor before taking Fenugreek if you have any other medical conditions, if you take medicines or herbal/health supplements other than those previously listed, or if you suffer from allergies (especially to plants). Fenugreek may not be recommended in some situations.
Do not take Fenugreek supplements without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy. It is not known whether Fenugreek will harm an unborn baby. The amount of Fenugreek customarily used in foods is not reported to be problematic.
Do not take Fenugreek without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby. It is also not known whether Fenugreek will harm a nursing infant. The amount of Fenugreek customarily used in foods is not reported to be problematic.
There is no information available regarding the use of Fenugreek supplements by children. Do not give any herbal/health supplement to a child without first talking to the child's doctor.
What happens if I miss a dose of Fenugreek?
Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra Fenugreek to make up the missed dose.
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Information checked by Dr. Sachin Kumar, MD Pharmacology