green tea (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose ()?
Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra green tea to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose ()?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Symptoms of a green tea overdose are not well known but might include restlessness, tremor, vomiting, and abdominal spasms.
What should I avoid while taking green tea ()?
Follow your healthcare provider's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect green tea ()?
Do not use green tea without first talking to your doctor if you are taking a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin).
Interactions between green tea and other prescription or over-the-counter medicines or herbal/health supplements may also occur. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care professional before taking green tea if you are taking any other medicines or supplements.
Where can I get more information?
Consult with a licensed healthcare professional before using any herbal/health supplement. Whether you are treated by a medical doctor or a practitioner trained in the use of natural medicines/supplements, make sure all your healthcare providers know about all of your medical conditions and treatments.
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