Horny Goat Weed Overdose

It is not known exactly what to expect from an overdose of horny goat weed (Epimedium). Overdose effects are likely to vary, depending on how much of the product was taken and whether it was taken with other substances. It is possible that an overdose might increase the risk of bleeding (including dangerous internal bleeding).

Can You Take Too Much Horny Goat Weed?

Is it possible to take too much horny goat weed (Epimedium)? What symptoms can an overdose with horny goat weed cause? While it is not clear exactly what to expect from consuming too much of this product, it is likely that the effects will vary, depending on several factors.
 
If you think you or someone else may have overdosed on horny goat weed, please seek medical attention immediately.
 

Horny Goat Weed Overdose Symptoms

It is not known exactly what to expect from a horny goat weed overdose (or even if an overdose is possible). It is possible that an overdose might increase the risk of bleeding (including dangerous internal bleeding), but this risk is theoretical at best. Signs of bleeding could include:
 
  • Nosebleeds
  • Cuts or scrapes that are slow to stop bleeding
  • Easy bruising
  • Black, tarry stools; bright-red blood in the stool; or vomiting of blood (signs of gastrointestinal bleeding)
  • Signs of a hemorrhagic stroke (bleeding in the brain), such as vision or speech changes, weakness or numbness in an arm or leg, or a severe headache.
     
A horny goat weed overdose is likely to cause nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea, since even normal doses of horny goat weed can cause such problems.
 

Treatment for an Overdose of Horny Goat Weed

It is not known how to best treat a horny goat weed overdose (if, indeed, an overdose is even possible). Therefore, treatment (if necessary) will involve supportive care, which consists of treating the symptoms that occur as a result of the overdose.
 
It is important that you seek medical attention immediately if you believe that you may have overdosed on horny goat weed.
 
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