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Avandamet Drug Interactions

Niacin (Nicotinic Acid, Niaspan, Niacor, Nicolar)
Taking Avandamet with niacin 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 niacin.
 
Oral Contraceptives
Taking Avandamet with oral contraceptives (birth control pills) 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 an oral contraceptive.
 
Phenothiazines
Taking Avandamet with phenothiazines 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 phenothiazine.
 
Rifampin (Rifadin) or Rifapentine (Priftin)
Taking Avandamet with rifampin or rifapentine 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.
 
Ritonavir (Norvir)
Taking Avandamet with ritonavir 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.
 
Thyroid Medications
Taking Avandamet with thyroid medications 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 thyroid medication.
 
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