Advertisement

How does Humulin R interact with other medications?

Interactions may occur with Humulin R and certain medications such as albuterol, clonidine, reserpine, guanethidine, and beta-blockers. Other known interactions include ACE inhibitors, birth control pills, corticosteroids, danazol, disopyramide, diuretics, estrogen, fibrates, fluoxetine, isoniazid, lithium, monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), niacin, oral diabetes medicines, pentamidine, phenothiazines, progesterones, reserpine, salicylates, somatostatin analogs, somatropin, sulfonamide antibiotics, sympathomimetics, and thyroid hormones. There may be additional reactions that are not widely reported. You should tell your doctor all medicines you are taking, including prescriptions, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements, before starting this medication in order to avoid an interaction.

Continue Learning about Antidiabetic

What is rosiglitazone (Avandia) and is it safe to treat diabetes?
Diana MeeksDiana Meeks
Avandia improves how insulin is used in your body. It also decreases the amount of sugar released by...
More Answers
How do Januvia and Onglyza help treat diabetes?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
Onglyza (saxagliptin) is approved for use by people with type 2 diabetes which is also being control...
More Answers
How can I predict my body's use of injected insulin?
American Diabetes AssociationAmerican Diabetes Association
Even if you eat the same amount and exercise the same amount every day, you won’t always be able to ...
More Answers
What are sulfonylurea drugs?
Scripps HealthScripps Health
The first oral medications for people with type 2 diabetes, sulfonylureas stimulate the pancreas to ...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.