How does Actoplus Met interact with other medications or food?

Actoplus Met may interact negatively with contrast dye injections used for X-rays, CT scans, and other imaging tests. It is important to discuss with your doctor any radiographic procedures you may need while taking Actoplus Met. You may need to stop taking Actoplus Met until after the procedure is over. his medication may also interact negatively with various drugs, including: furosemide, vancomycin, nifedipine, trimethoprim, cimetidine, ranitidine, amiloride, quinidine, triamterene, procainamide, digoxin, and morphine. Additionally, since Actoplus Met is a drug that affects your blood sugar levels, it may interact with other drugs that also affect your blood sugar. If you take diuretics, steroids, hormonal birth control, anti-seizure medications, diet pills, asthma or allergy medication, thyroid medication, or phenothiazines, also taking Actoplus Met may elevate your blood sugar levels. Similarly, if you take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) such as ibuprofen or aspirin, beta blockers, probenecid, sulfa medications, or a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), then you may be at increased risk for low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). Diet is an important component of any treatment plan for type 2 diabetes. Sticking to the diet prescribed by your physician will help Actoplus Met work more efficiently. You should also avoid alcohol, as this increases your risk for dangerously low blood sugar.

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