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How does Novolog Flexpen interact with other drugs or foods?

Novolog Flexpen can interact with a number of drugs, resulting in dangerously low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia). If you are taking any of the following drugs, tell your doctor before you start Novolog Flexpen:

  • Benazepril
  • Enalapril
  • Lisinopril
  • Quinapril
  • Ramipril
  • Captopril
  • Bisoprolol
  • Metoprolol
  • Nadolol
  • Propranolol
  • Atenolol
  • Labetalol
  • Carvedilol
  • Timolol
  • Sotalol
  • Fenofibrate
  • Gemfibrozil
  • Disopyramide
  • Isocarboxazid
  • Phenelzine
  • Tranylcypromine
  • Selegiline
  • Rasagiline
  • Oral diabetes medications
  • Reserpine
  • Octreotide
  • Aspirin
  • Choline magnesium trisalicylate
  • Salsalate
  • Diflunisal
  • Sulfadoxine
  • Sulfadiazine
  • Sulfisoxazole
  • Sulfamethoxazole

Tell your doctor about any and all vitamins, prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs, and dietary supplements you are taking before starting Novolog Flexpen. Your doctor may need to adjust your dosages and monitor you more carefully for side effects.

Novolog Flexpen does not have any known food reactions, but eating a healthy diet is essential to managing your diabetes symptoms. Alcohol may cause dangerous drops in blood sugar and is not recommended.

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