Tyramine helps the brain and nervous system function normally. High levels of tyramine can cause blood vessels to tighten, which increases blood pressure.
People use tyramine for weight loss and athletic performance, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
Uses & Effectiveness
We currently have no information for TYRAMINE overview.
There isn't enough reliable information to know if tyramine supplements are safe to use.
Special Precautions and Warnings
There isn't enough reliable information to know if tyramine supplements are safe to use. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if tyramine is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
High blood pressure: Tyramine might increase blood pressure. Taking tyramine supplements might make high blood pressure worse.
Migraine headaches: Taking tyramine might cause migraine headaches, especially in people who suffer from migraines. Don't take tyramine supplements if you get migraines.
Surgery: Tyramine might increase blood pressure. In theory, taking tyramine might interfere with surgery by increasing blood pressure. Stop taking tyramine supplements at least 2 weeks before surgery.
Medications for depression (MAOIs) interacts with TYRAMINE
Tyramine can increase blood pressure. Some medications used for depression can stop the body from breaking down tyramine. Taking tyramine with these medications might increase levels of tyramine and increase the risk for serious side effects.
Some common MAOIs include phenelzine (Nardil), selegiline (Zelapar), and tranylcypromine (Parnate).
Medications for high blood pressure (Antihypertensive drugs) interacts with TYRAMINE
Tyramine might increase blood pressure. Taking tyramine might reduce the effects of blood pressure medications. Monitor your blood pressure closely.
Do not take this combination
Alcohol (Ethanol) interacts with TYRAMINE
The body breaks down tyramine to get rid of it. Alcohol might slow down how quickly the body gets rid of tyramine. This might increase the risk for side effects from tyramine.
Be cautious with this combination
Stimulant drugs interacts with TYRAMINE
Stimulants, such as amphetamines and cocaine, speed up the nervous system. By speeding up the nervous system, stimulant medications can increase blood pressure and speed up the heartbeat. Tyramine can also speed up the nervous system. Taking tyramine along with stimulant drugs might cause serious problems including increased heart rate and high blood pressure.
Be watchful with this combination
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