An overdose can cause serious problems and may be possible if you take too much licorice all at once or if you consume too much on a daily basis. If you think you may have taken too much, seek immediate medical attention.
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
Last reviewed by: KristiMonson, PharmD;
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Jellin JM, editor. Pharmacist's Letter/Prescriber's Letter Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Web site. Available at: http://naturaldatabase.com/. Accessed January 29, 2008.
National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine. National Institutes of Health. Herbs at a glance: Licorice root (June 2006). NCCAM Web site. Available at: http://nccam.nih.gov/health/licoriceroot/. Accessed January 29, 2008.
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