How does Glipizide and Metformin interact with other medications?

Glipizide-metformin may interact with other medications, so it's important to tell your doctor about any medications or supplements you're taking before you take glipizide-metformin. This is especially true if you're taking any of the following medications:
  • diuretics
  • azole antifungals
  • drugs that affect the kidneys
  • seizure medications
  • thyroid medications
  • steroids
  • phenothiazines
  • birth control pills
  • MAOIs
  • beta blockers
  • non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
  • probenecid
  • isoniazid
  • cimetidine
  • digoxin
  • quinidine
  • amiloride
Drinking alcohol and smoking tobacco while taking glipizide-metformin may also increase the risk for serious side effects. Other medications and substances may also interact with glipizide-metformin, so don't stop, start, or change any medications or supplements without first talking to your doctor.

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