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Pioglitazone and Glimepiride

Drug Interactions With Pioglitazone and Glimepiride

Pioglitazone and glimepiride can potentially interact with a number of medicines (see Drug Interactions With Pioglitazone and Glimepiride).

Pioglitazone and Glimepiride: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking pioglitazone and glimepiride if you have:
  • Kidney problems, including kidney failure
  • Liver problems, including liver failure or cirrhosis
  • Heart problems of any kind, especially congestive heart failure (CHF)
  • Adrenal insufficiency or adrenal fatigue
  • Pituitary gland problems
  • An upcoming surgery
  • Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PD deficiency) 
  • Any allergies, including allergies to sulfa drugs, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also let your healthcare provider know if you are:
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Duetact and Pregnancy)
  • Having problems getting pregnant
  • Breastfeeding
  • Premenopausal without regular menstrual periods.
Tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are currently taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Pioglitazone and Glimepiride to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
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