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At this time, it is not known what symptoms or complications may occur as a result of a pomegranate overdose. It is unlikely that a person could take too much pomegranate by consuming the fruit, but it may be possible to take too much pomegranate if it is consumed in the form of juice, supplements, or extracts. If a pomegranate overdose occurs, treatment will most likely involve supportive care.

An Overview of a Pomegranate Overdose

What symptoms can a pomegranate "overdose" cause? Is it even possible to overdose on pomegranates? It is not known exactly what to expect from consuming too much pomegranate, but it is likely that the effects will vary depending on the source of the pomegranate (through supplements, extracts, or food) and the amount consumed.
 
If you think you may be experiencing problems due to taking too much pomegranate, seek immediate medical attention.
 

Effects of a Pomegranate Overdose

It is unlikely that a person could take too much pomegranate by consuming the fruit (because it is usually quite time-consuming to eat pomegranate fruit). However, it seems possible that people could drink large quantities of pomegranate juice or take too much of a pomegranate extract or supplement. It is not known what exactly to expect in such cases.
 

Treatment for a Pomegranate Overdose

It is not known how best to treat a pomegranate overdose. 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 pomegranate.
 
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