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Bee Pollen

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on May 1, 2019.

What are other common names?

  • Bee Bread
  • Bee Pollen Extract
  • Buckwheat Pollen
  • Honey Bee Pollen
  • Honeybee Pollen
  • Maize Pollen
  • Pine Pollen
  • Pollen

What is this product used for?

Bee pollen is used by some people for nutrients.

What are the precautions when taking this product?

  • Always check with your doctor before you use a natural product. Some products may not mix well with other drugs or natural products.

  • Do not use this product if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant soon. Use birth control you can trust while taking this product.

  • This product may interfere with some lab tests. Be sure to talk with your doctor about this and all drugs you are taking, especially warfarin (Coumadin).

  • Take extra care if you are allergic to bees or pollen. This product may cause a very bad allergic reaction.

  • Take extra care if you are taking drugs to thin your blood. These are drugs like warfarin (Coumadin).

  • Take extra care and check with your doctor if you have:

    • Allergies

What should I watch for?

  • Upset stomach

When do I need to call the doctor?

  • Signs of a very bad reaction. These include wheezing; tightness in the chest; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Go to the ER right away.

  • Dark urine or yellow eyes and skin

  • Very bad throwing up

  • Very bad belly pain

  • Very bad loose stools

  • Very bad rash or itching

Last Reviewed Date

2018-04-20

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