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Drug Interactions With Rosiglitazone and Metformin

Rosiglitazone and Metformin Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when rosiglitazone and metformin are combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Atazanavir (Reyataz)
Taking rosiglitazone and metformin with atazanavir can increase the level of the combination medicine in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease your dose of rosiglitazone and metformin.
 
Calcium Channel Blockers
Taking rosiglitazone and metformin with calcium channel blockers can make the diabetes drug 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 rosiglitazone and metformin dose, especially when starting or stopping a calcium channel blocker.
 
Certain Decongestants
Taking rosiglitazone and metformin with certain decongestants can make the diabetes drug less effective, increasing your chance of high blood sugar (hyperglycemia). Decongestants are in many cough and cold products, so be sure to talk to your healthcare provider before taking any cough or cold medicines.
 
Certain Seizure Medications
Taking rosiglitazone and metformin with certain seizure medications can decrease the level of rosiglitazone and metformin in your blood, perhaps making it less effective. Your healthcare provider may need to increase your dose of rosiglitazone and metformin.
 
Cimetidine (Tagamet)
Taking rosiglitazone and metformin with cimetidine can increase the level of rosiglitazone and metformin in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to adjust your dose of these medications or suggest an alternative to cimetidine.
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