Drug Interactions With Alfuzosin

Nicardipine (Cardene)
Nicardipine may significantly increase the level of alfuzosin in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Check with your healthcare provider before taking nicardipine with alfuzosin. In general, you should not combine alfuzosin with nicardipine.
 
Nitrates
Combining alfuzosin with a nitrate medication could cause dangerously low blood pressure. Do not take these medications together without your healthcare provider's approval and supervision.
 
Other Alpha Blockers
It is not known if alfuzosin will interact with other alpha blockers. However, due to the potential for dangerously low blood pressure, alfuzosin should not be taken with other alpha blockers.
 
Phosphodiesterase Type 5 Inhibitors (PDE5 Inhibitors)
Other medications that are very similar to alfuzosin can interact with PDE5 inhibitor medications, increasing the risk of dangerously low blood pressure. Although research suggests that alfuzosin does not seem to interact with these medications, caution should be taken when combining these medications.
 
Quinidine
Quinidine may significantly increase the level of alfuzosin in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Check with your healthcare provider before taking quinidine with alfuzosin. In general, you should not combine alfuzosin with quinidine.
 

Final Thoughts on Drug Interactions With Alfuzosin

It is possible that not all alfuzosin drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any specific drug interactions with alfuzosin that may apply to you.
 
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