Selected Oral Antidiabetics/Selected Anticoagulants
This information is generalized and not intended as specific medical advice. Consult your healthcare professional before taking or discontinuing any drug or commencing any course of treatment.
Serious. These medicines may interact and cause very harmful effects. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.
How the interaction occurs:
When these two medications are taken together, your anticoagulant may cause your body to process the antidiabetic medicine more slowly.
What might happen:
The effects of your antidiabetic medicine may increase and cause low blood sugar.
What you should do about this interaction:
Contact your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) as soon as possible about taking these two medicines together. They may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. If your doctor prescribes these medicines together, it may be necessary to check your blood sugar levels more often.If you experience a sudden onset of cold sweat, dizziness, fatigue, shakiness, rapid heartbeat, nausea, vision changes, confusion, personality change, nervousness, hunger, or sweating, contact your doctor. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine without checking with a healthcare professional first.
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