Diabetes Home > Precose Drug Interactions

Taking Precose along with calcium channel blockers, corticosteroids, or diuretics (among other medications) can make Precose less effective, increasing your risk of high blood sugar. Precose can also interact with some medicines -- including sulfonylureas and insulin -- to increase your risk of low blood sugar. You should make sure to talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any Precose drug interactions that may apply to you.

An Overview of Precose Drug Interactions

Precose® (acarbose) can potentially interact with a number of other medicines. Some of the medicines that may lead to Precose interactions include:
 

 

 

 

    • Betamethasone (Celestone®)
    • Cortisone
    • Dexamethasone (Decadron®)
    • Fludrocortisone (Florinef®)
    • Hydrocortisone (Cortef®)
    • Methylprednisolone (Depo-Medrol®, Medrol®)
    • Prednisolone (Orapred®, Pediapred®)
    • Prednisone
    • Triamcinolone (Kenalog®, Aristospan®)

 

  • Digestive enzyme replacements, such as amylase, pancreatin, and pancrelipase 
  • Diuretics, such as:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Written by/reviewed by:
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
Last updated/reviewed:
List of references (click here):
Other Articles in This eMedTV Presentation
Advertisement


Topics

Medications

Quicklinks

Related Channels

eMedTV Links
Copyright © 2006-2019 Clinaero, Inc.

eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.

This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information:
verify here.