Interaction Details

There were no interactions found between Tamsulosin and Propolis. 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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Propolis Overview

Propolis Propolis is a sticky, resinous substance that is produced by bees from digested tree buds and barks and is used to seal cracks and gaps in the hive as well as to protect against bacteria, fungi, and other pathogens. Propolis has a long history of use in traditional medicine, and it is believed to have a number of health benefits. It is often used as a natural remedy for a variety of conditions, including colds and flu, sore throat, and skin wounds. Some people also use propolis as a supplement to boost the immune system and to reduce inflammation. Propolis is also commonly used in commercial products, such as in chewing gum, cosmetics, creams, lozenges, and ointments.
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Tamsulosin Overview

  • Tamsulosin is used in men to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH) which include difficulty urinating (hesitation, dribbling, weak stream, and incomplete bladder emptying), painful urination, and urinary frequency and urgency. Tamsulosin is in a class of medications called alpha blockers. It works by relaxing the muscles in the prostate and bladder so that urine can flow easily.

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Propolis - More Interactions

Propolis interacts with 872 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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