Drug interactions between ciprofloxacin and tamsulosin
Interactions between your drugs
There were no interactions found in our database between ciprofloxacin and tamsulosin - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
- Ciprofloxacin is in the drug class quinolones.
- Ciprofloxacin is used to treat the following conditions:
- Anthrax Prophylaxis
- Bacterial Infection
- Bladder Infection
- Bone infection
- Crohn's Disease, Acute
- Cutaneous Bacillus anthracis
- Epididymitis, Sexually Transmitted
- Febrile Neutropenia
- Gastrointestinal Perforation
- Gonococcal Infection, Disseminated
- Gonococcal Infection, Uncomplicated
- Granuloma Inguinale
- Infection Prophylaxis
- Infectious Diarrhea
- Intraabdominal Infection
- Joint Infection
- Kidney Infections
- Meningococcal Meningitis Prophylaxis
- Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare, Treatment
- Nosocomial Pneumonia
- Plague Prophylaxis
- Pneumonia with Cystic Fibrosis
- Rabbit Fever
- Salmonella Enteric Fever
- Salmonella Gastroenteritis
- Skin and Structure Infection
- Skin or Soft Tissue Infection
- Surgical Prophylaxis
- Traveler's Diarrhea
- Tuberculosis, Active
- Typhoid Fever
- Urinary Tract Infection
- Tamsulosin is a member of the drug class antiadrenergic agents, peripherally acting.
- Tamsulosin is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: ciprofloxacin
Do not take ciprofloxacin with dairy products such as milk or yogurt, or with calcium-fortified foods (e.G., cereal, juice). You may eat or drink dairy products or calcium-fortified foods with a regular meal, but do not use them alone when taking ciprofloxacin. They could make the medication less effective. When ciprofloxacin tablets are given with enteral (tube) feedings, ciprofloxacin may not work as well. You could interrupt the feeding for 1 hour before and 2 hours after the ciprofloxacin dose, or your doctor may decide to switch to a different treatment. Ciprofloxacin oral suspension should not be given via nasogastric tubes or feeding tubes. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.
Applies to: tamsulosin
Food may affect the intestinal absorption of tamsulosin. You should take tamsulosin approximately one-half hour following the same meal each day to ensure steady absorption and blood levels of the drug.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No warnings were found for your selected drugs.
Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|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.|
|No interaction information available.|
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.