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Duetact Drug Interactions

When certain medications are taken with Duetact, drug interactions may develop that can lead to serious side effects. Medicines that may potentially cause negative interactions include corticosteroids, beta blockers, diuretics, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. These Duetact drug interactions can increase or decrease the level of Duetact in your system, make the medicines less effective, or cause extremely high or low blood sugar.

Duetact Drug Interactions: An Overview

Duetact® (pioglitazone and glimepiride) can potentially interact with several medicines. Some of the medicines that may lead to Duetact drug interactions include:
  • Corticosteroids, such as:
    • Betamethasone (Celestone®)
    • Cortisone
    • Dexamethasone (Decadron®)
    • Fludrocortisone (Florinef®)
    • Hydrocortisone (Cortef®)
    • Methylprednisolone (Depo-Medrol®, Medrol®)
    • Prednisolone (Orapred®, Pediapred®)
    • Prednisone
    • Triamcinolone (Kenalog®, Aristospan®)
  • Diuretics, such as:
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