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Drug Interactions With Rosiglitazone

Rosiglitazone Drug Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when rosiglitazone is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Atazanavir (Reyataz)
Taking rosiglitazone with atazanavir can increase the level of rosiglitazone in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease your dose of rosiglitazone.
 
Certain Seizure Medications
Taking rosiglitazone with certain seizure medications can decrease the level of rosiglitazone in your blood, perhaps making it less effective. Your healthcare provider may need to increase your dose of rosiglitazone.
 
Gemfibrozil (Lopid)
Taking rosiglitazone with gemfibrozil can increase the level of rosiglitazone in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease your dose of rosiglitazone.
 
Insulin
In studies, people taking rosiglitazone and insulin had an increased risk of congestive heart failure (CHF) or heart attacks. In general, it is not recommended to combine rosiglitazone with insulin.
 
Rifampin (Rifadin) or Rifapentine (Priftin)
Taking rosiglitazone with rifampin or rifapentine can decrease the level of rosiglitazone in your blood, perhaps making it less effective. Your healthcare provider may need to increase your dose of rosiglitazone.
 
Ritonavir (Norvir)
Taking rosiglitazone with ritonavir can increase the level of rosiglitazone in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease your dose of rosiglitazone.
 
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