Pioglitazone; Repaglinide; Rosiglitazone; Sulfonylureas/Rifamycins Interactions
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Moderate. These medicines may cause some risk when taken together. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.
How the interaction occurs:
When these two medicines are taken together, rifamycins may cause your body to process your diabetes medicine more quickly.
What might happen:
A decrease in the beneficial effects of your diabetes medicine may occur.
What you should do about this interaction:
Let your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are taking these medicines together. Your doctor may want you to check your blood sugar more often and your doctor may need to adjust the dose of your diabetes medicine. If you experience pale skin, blurred vision, loss of consciousness, increased thirst, increased urination, blurred vision, fatigue, or fast, deep breathing, contact your doctor.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.
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