Interactions  for Codeine and Flomax

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If you are purchasing medications on this site, it is important to be aware of potential drug interactions. This report displays the interactions between two specific drugs:

  • Codeine
  • Flomax (tamsulosin)
  • It is important to note that these interactions may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate. These side effects are most likely to be seen at the beginning of treatment, following a dose increase, or when treatment is restarted after an interruption. If you experience any of these symptoms, let your doctor know. It is also important to inform your doctor about all other medications you are using, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

    In addition, food may affect the intestinal absorption of tamsulosin. It is recommended to take tamsulosin approximately one-half hour following the same meal each day to ensure steady absorption and blood levels of the drug.

    There were no therapeutic duplication warnings found for the selected drugs.

    Drug Interaction Classification

    It is important to note that these classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.

    • Major: Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
    • Moderate: Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
    • Minor: Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
    • Unknown: No interaction information available.
    • Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances. Medical Disclaimer.

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