Possible Interactions with: Uva Ursi

Possible Interactions with: Uva Ursi
Also listed as: Arctostaphylos uva ursi; Bearberry; Beargrape

If you are currently being treated with any of the following medications, you should not use uva ursi without first talking to your healthcare provider.

Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) and Corticosteroids
Based upon animal studies conducted in Japan, uva ursi may increase the anti-inflammatory effects of corticosteroid medications (such as prednisolone and dexamethasone) and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs; commonly used for pain and inflammation, including ibuprofen and indomethacin). Additional studies are needed to confirm whether uva ursi could increase the effects of these medications in people.

Drug Interactions
Corticosteriod Medications
Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)

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