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Avandamet Drug Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Avandamet is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Atazanavir (Reyataz)
Taking Avandamet with atazanavir can increase the level of Avandamet in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease your dose of Avandamet.
 
Calcium Channel Blockers
Taking Avandamet with calcium channel blockers can make Avandamet 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 Avandamet dose, especially when starting or stopping a calcium channel blocker.
 
Certain Decongestants
Taking Avandamet with certain decongestants can make Avandamet 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 Avandamet with certain seizure medications can decrease the level of Avandamet in your blood, perhaps making it less effective. Your healthcare provider may need to increase your dose of Avandamet.
 
Cimetidine (Tagamet)
Taking Avandamet with cimetidine can increase the level of Avandamet 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.
 
Corticosteroids
Taking Avandamet with corticosteroids can make Avandamet 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 Avandamet dose, especially when starting or stopping a corticosteroid.
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