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How does miglitol interact with other medications or foods?

Miglitol may interact with other medications, supplements, and foods. The combination of propranolol with certain medications may cause an increase, decrease, or altered effect of either medication. Although you should thoroughly discuss with your doctor the potential interactions of all medications you are taking, some medications that are known to interact with miglitol include: calcium channel blockers, other diabetes medications, digoxin, estrogen birth control pills, phenytoin, propranolol, ranitidine, steroid medications, thiazide diuretic, and thyroid medications. Tell your doctor if you are taking supplements or herbs, including digestive enzymes. You should not take digestive enzymes at the same time as this medication.

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