Kalms tablet overdose (5+tips)

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The current blogspot will be based on the possible effects of kalms tablet overdose. We will discuss the various aspects related to overdose of kalms tablets.

What is kalms tablet overdose?

Kalms tablets are natural and herbal medicines that are used to treat the symptoms of stress and anxiety among individuals. The kalms tablets are based on valerian roots extracts that have medicinal properties to soothe nervousness and tension. 

The kalms tablets and their ingredients are suggested treatments for the following:

  • Symptoms associated with stress include muscular tension, fatigue, constant worry and apprehensions related to the future.
  • Symptoms related to sleep including insomnia and hypersomnia
  • Symptoms related to menopause include worry, hot flushes, cold sweating and nervousness.

The kalms tablet overdose results when kalms medicine is taken for longer than the prescribed period or if the dose of the kalms tablet is exceeded then the recommended dose of the tablet. 

The recommended dosage of kalms tablets is 2 tablets half hour to an hour before the sleep time. This dose helps in facilitation of quality sleep. For an enhanced effect, it is suggested to take an earlier dose of kalms tablet in the evening. However the dose of kalms per day shall not exceed more than 6 tablets a day as it may result in various side effects.

Similarly , as for the duration of treatment, the use of kalms tablets is recommended for a period of 2-4 weeks. If the medicine is continued for a period longer than recommended it may result in the following side effects :

  • Negative effects on the gastrointestinal system
  • Palpitations and increased heart rate leading to tachycardia and pruritus
  • Headache or migraine
  • Severe allergic reactions or skin rash
  • Vivid dreams
  • Cognitive issues
  • Dry mouth

What if someone takes an overdose of Kalms?

Incase kalms tablet is overdosed by an individual, it is recommended to consult a healthcare professional immediately and take along the medicine information leaflet so that the medical professional is able to understand the amount of medicine overdosed and the recommended daily dose of kalms. Also the healthcare professional should better know about the ingredients of the kalms medicine in order to provide treatment for a potential overdose effect of the various ingredients in the medicine. 

Kalms tablet overdose is not in itself fatal however, since excess of everything is bad, the excessive dose of any variant of kalms may produce side effects that are a health risk for the human body.

Since kalms is a herbal medicine that has been considered by many people for its herbal and natural properties with anti anxiety and anti stress effect, yet taking it in excess amounts and overdosing its recommended use may still lead to various health conditions related to stomach, liver and gastrointestinal tract.

Many people also wonder if Kalms are addictive.

Conclusion

The current blogspot focused on the various effects that are produced in our bodies as a result of kalms overdose. We learned the side effects of using more than the prescribed dose of kalms tablets. We discussed that kalms being a herbal remedy for stress and anxiety is not potentially dangerous but it may produce negative health effects when overdosed intentionally or unintentionally.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) : 

How many kalms can I take at once?

The kalms medicine can be taken 2 tablets in a dose of three times a day. The tablets are taken orally with water after every meal.

What are the side effects of Kalms tablets?

Following are the side effects of Kalms tablets :
Headache
Migraine
Stomach upset
Low concentration
Poor focus

What happens if you overdose on valerian?

The overdose of valerian root extract may lead to toxicity that further strengthens the side effects of valerian root on liver, chest and abdominal functions.

How long does it take for kalms to take effect?

The effect of kalms is evident in an individual after 7 to 10 days of its intake. Usually the prominent effects are visible within the first two weeks of medicine use.

 Citations

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/2327/smpc

https://www.everydayhealth.com/drugs/valerian

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