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Drug Interactions With Linagliptin/Metformin

There is a possibility that linagliptin/metformin may interfere with certain other drugs. Interactions with this diabetes medication may occur when it is taken with certain decongestants, corticosteroids, and even some supplements like St. John's wort. Some of these reactions may result in complications, such as high blood sugar levels or an increased risk for side effects.

An Overview of Linagliptin/Metformin Interactions

Linagliptin/metformin (Jentadueto™) may react with a number of other products. Some of the drugs that can interact with linagliptin/metformin include but are not limited to:
 
 
 
 
    • Betamethasone (Celestone®)
    • Cortisone
    • Dexamethasone (Dexadron®)
    • Fludrocortisone (Florinef®)
    • Hydrocortisone (Cortef®)
    • Methylprednisolone (Depo-Medrol®, Medrol®)
    • Prednisolone (Orapred®, Pediapred®)
    • Prednisone
    • Triamcinolone (Kenalog®, Aristospan®)
 
  • CYP 3A4 inducer medications, such as:
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Phenothiazine medications, such as:
 
 
  • Phenytoin (Dilantin®)
  • Sulfonylureas, such as:
 
 
 
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Linagliptin/Metformin Drug Information

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