Interaction Details

There were no interactions found between Fentanyl Citrate, Oral Transmucosal Fentanyl Citrate and Banderol. This does not mean the potential for an interaction does not exist, however. There is often a lack of studies and data surrounding traditional medicine, especially concerning drug interactions, so it is important to always consult your provider before making any changes to your medication regimen.

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Pharmacist Analysis

Due to the lack of scientific data, it is difficult to make definitive statements about potential drug interactions involving Banderol (Otoba parvifolia).

Although some preliminary studies done in a lab setting have noted some potential interactions (which can be found in our interaction checker), more are needed to better understand the safety of Banderol when combined with OTC (over-the-counter) or prescription drugs.


Banderol Overview

Banderol Banderol is a dietary supplement manufactured by Nutramedix. It contains Otoba parvifolia bark extract. Otoba parvifolia is a species of tree in the Myristicaceae family, which is native to the Amazonian region of South America. It is also known as the "Small-leaved Otoba". It is believed that the leaves and bark of the Otoba parvifolia tree have medicinal properties, such as anti-inflammatory properties that may help to reduce pain, swelling, and redness in the body. Additionally, the bark is thought to have antimicrobial properties, which may be effective against bacteria and fungi, including some that are resistant to antibiotics.
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Fentanyl Citrate, Oral Transmucosal Fentanyl Citrate Overview

  • Fentanyl is used to treat breakthrough pain (sudden episodes of pain that occur despite round the clock treatment with pain medication) in cancer patients at least 18 years of age (or at least 16 years of age if using Actiq brand lozenges) who are taking regularly scheduled doses of another narcotic (opiate) pain medication, and who are tolerant (used to the effects of the medication) to narcotic pain medications. Fentanyl is in a class of medications called narcotic (opiate) analgesics. It works by changing the way the brain and nervous system respond to pain.

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Banderol - More Interactions

Banderol interacts with 173 drugs

Interaction Rating Key

These severity listings are for informational use only. Never start, stop or otherwise change your therapy before speaking with your provider.

Major The combined use of these agents is strongly discouraged as serious side effects or other negative outcomes could occur.
Moderate Use cautiously under the care of a healthcare professional or avoid this combination. A significant interaction or negative outcome could occur.
Minor Be aware that there is a chance of an interaction. Watch for warning signs of a potential interaction.
Unknown No interactions have been reported or no interaction data is currently available.

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DISCLAIMER: Currently this does not check for drug-drug interactions. This is not an all-inclusive comprehensive list of potential interactions and is for informational purposes only. Not all interactions are known or well-reported in the scientific literature, and new interactions are continually being reported. Input is needed from a qualified healthcare provider including a pharmacist before starting any therapy. Application of clinical judgment is necessary.

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