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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:
Both of your medicines can cause dehydration.
What might happen:
You may develop dehydration.
What you should do about this interaction:
Make sure your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are taking these medicines together and if you have any trouble with your kidneys and/or you are on a low salt diet. If you experience signs of dehydration such as dizziness, fainting, lightheadedness, weakness, (especially when you stand up), 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.
1.Jardiance (empagliflozin) US prescribing information. Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. December, 2016..