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Drug Interactions With Liraglutide

Liraglutide and Hypoglycemia

When used by itself, liraglutide is not likely to cause dangerously low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). However, combining it with insulin or oral medications that increase insulin production appears to increase this risk. Such medications include:
Liraglutide has not been studied in combination with insulin, and people taking insulin are advised to not take it with liraglutide.
If you take liraglutide with any of the previously listed medications that increase the risk of low blood sugar, you will probably need to monitor your blood sugar more closely, and your healthcare provider may want to lower the dosage of your other medication (the insulin, meglitinide, or sulfonylurea) when you start taking liraglutide.

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not every liraglutide drug interaction was discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the specific interactions that may apply to you.
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