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Drug Interactions With Pioglitazone and Glimepiride

Certain Seizure Medications
Taking pioglitazone and glimepiride with certain seizure medications can decrease the level of pioglitazone and glimepiride in your blood, perhaps making it less effective. To prevent this interaction, your healthcare provider may need to increase your dose of pioglitazone and glimepiride.
 
Corticosteroids
Combining pioglitazone and glimepiride with corticosteroids can make pioglitazone and glimepiride less effective, increasing your chance of high blood sugar (hyperglycemia). You may need to be monitored more closely, and your healthcare provider may need to adjust your pioglitazone and glimepiride dose, especially when starting or stopping a corticosteroid.
 
Diuretics
If pioglitazone and glimepiride is taken with diuretics, this can make pioglitazone and glimepiride less effective, increasing your chance of high blood sugar (hyperglycemia). You may need to be monitored more closely, and your healthcare provider may need to adjust your pioglitazone and glimepiride dose, especially when starting or stopping a diuretic.
 
Estrogens
Taking pioglitazone and glimepiride with estrogens can make pioglitazone and glimepiride less effective, potentially increasing your chance of high blood sugar (hyperglycemia). You may need to be monitored more closely, and your healthcare provider may need to adjust your pioglitazone and glimepiride dose, especially when starting or stopping an estrogen, to prevent this interaction from occurring.
 
Gemfibrozil
Combining pioglitazone and glimepiride with gemfibrozil can increase the level of pioglitazone and glimepiride in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease your dose of pioglitazone and glimepiride to prevent this interaction.
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