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Does pramlintide injection interact with medications or foods?

Pramlintide injection affects blood sugar levels and interacts with insulin and other products that impact blood sugar. Pramlintide may also slow the absorption of other medications and may affect they way they work in the body. Do not take pramlintide with medications that affect your stomach function, such as miglitol, acarbose, and atropine. If rapid absorption of a medication is desired, the medication should be taken 1 hour prior or 2 hours after pramlintide injection.

Tell your doctor about all supplements, vitamins, and prescription or non-prescription medications you take before using pramlintide injection, particularly those to control appetite or treat asthma and allergy or sinus problems. Drinking alcohol when using pramlintide injection may cause a dramatic drop in your blood sugar levels.

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