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How does glimepiride interact with other medications and foods?

If you take the following medications and glimepiride together, it could cause a negative response:  bosentan, sulfa drugs, beta-blockers, anticoagulants and blood thinners, reserpine, MAOIs, clonidine, aspirin, gemfibrozal, corticosteroids, guanethidine, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, clarithromycin, probenecid, and oral contraceptives.  These medications may cause liver problems, low blood sugar, the masking of symptoms, and high blood sugar. However, glimepiride does not interact with most foods, and you should take the medicine with food.

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