Thanks for asking your question. I am an internal medicine physician,
and I will answer factual medical questions - please consult with your
primary care physician for questions regarding individual cases.
You asked the following:
"effect of mixing flomax, fiorinal, and celebrex" - I assume you are
referring to drug interactions.
I used 2 tools to determine this - they both returned the same
1) Epocrates Multicheck
"MultiCheck allows you to quickly check for multiple drug interactions
simultaneously. This feature is integrated with our proprietary drug
interactions database to provide you with concise and
clinically-relevant drug interactions."
typing in "flomax, fiorinal (which is a combination of aspirin 325mg,
codeine 40mg and butalbital 50mg), and celebrex":
Multicheck shows an interaction between fiorinal and celebrex:
"caution advised, combo may increase risk of GI bleeding, GI adverse
2) PDRŽ Electronic Library Drug Interactions
"This useful tool checks for drug-to-drug interactions cited in the
PDR database. Simply enter the names of two or more drugs (either by
brand or generic name). In minutes, MerckMedicus displays the critical
interaction information that you and your patients need to know."
typing in "flomax, aspirin/codeine/butalbital (which is what fiorinal
is comprised of), and celebrex":
PDR shows and interaction between celebrex and aspirin (one of the
components of fiorinal):
"Celebrex Capsules (Pfizer) Celecoxib
may interact with:
Aspirin Regimen Bayer Regular Strength 325 mg Caplets (Bayer Consumer)
Results: (Co-administration may result in an increased rate of GI
ulceration or other complications; low dose of aspirin can be used
There were no interactions between the flomax and the other
Please use any answer clarification before rating this answer. I will
be happy to explain or expand on any issue you may have.