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Amaryl Drug Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative reactions that can occur when Amaryl is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Beta Blockers
Taking Amaryl with beta blockers can increase your risk of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). You may need to be monitored more closely, and your healthcare provider may need to adjust your Amaryl dose, especially when starting or stopping a beta blocker.
 
Certain Antifungals
Taking Amaryl with certain antifungals can increase the level of Amaryl in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to monitor you more closely and/or adjust your dose of these medications.
 
Certain Decongestants
Taking Amaryl with certain decongestants can make Amaryl 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 Amaryl dose, especially when starting or stopping decongestants.
 
Certain Seizure Medications
Taking Amaryl with certain seizure medications can make Amaryl 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 Amaryl dose, especially when starting or stopping phenytoin.
 
Chloramphenicol (Chloromycetin)
Taking Amaryl with chloramphenicol can increase your risk of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). You may need to be monitored more closely, and your healthcare provider may need to adjust your Amaryl dose, especially when starting or stopping chloramphenicol.
 
Clarithromycin
Taking Amaryl with clarithromycin can increase your risk of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). You may need to be monitored more closely, and your healthcare provider may need to adjust your Amaryl dosage, especially when starting or stopping clarithromycin. In some cases, a different antibiotic may be preferred.
 
Colesevelam
Colesevelam interferes with the absorption of Amaryl into the body, perhaps making it less effective. To avoid this interaction, be sure to take Amaryl at least four hours before colesevelam.
 
Corticosteroids
Taking Amaryl with corticosteroids can make Amaryl 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 Amaryl dose, especially when starting or stopping a corticosteroid.
 
Disopyramide
Taking Amaryl with disopyramide can increase your risk of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). You may need to be monitored more closely, and your healthcare provider may need to adjust your Amaryl dosage, especially when starting or stopping disopyramide.
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