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Drug Interactions With Nateglinide

Rifampin
Taking nateglinide with rifampin can make nateglinide less effective. You will probably need to monitor your blood sugar more closely and report any significant changes to your healthcare provider when starting or stopping rifampin.
  
Salicylates
Combining nateglinide with salicylates can increase your risk of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). Depending on your situation, you may need to be monitored more closely, and your healthcare provider may need to adjust your nateglinide dose, especially when starting or stopping a salicylate.
 
St. John's Wort
Taking nateglinide with St. John's wort can make nateglinide less effective. You will probably need to monitor your blood sugar more closely and report any significant changes to your healthcare provider when starting or stopping St. John's wort.
  
Thyroid Medications
If nateglinide and thyroid medications are taken together, this can make nateglinide less effective, which may increase your chance of high blood sugar (hyperglycemia). You may need to be monitored more closely, and your healthcare provider may need to adjust your nateglinide dose, especially when starting or stopping a thyroid medication.
 

Final Thoughts on Drug Interactions With Nateglinide

It is possible that not all drug interactions with nateglinide were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any specific interactions that may apply to you.
 
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