- What is INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE?
- Is INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE?
- What are the side effects of INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE?
- What is the dosage for INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE?
- Is INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE?
What is the dosage for INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE?
Which drugs or supplements interact with INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE?
There are many drugs that do not directly interfere with insulin glargine, but they may affect glucose breakdown in the body. This necessitates adjustments of insulin glargine doses.
Other drugs that can decrease the blood-sugar-lowering effect of insulin glargine are:
- Corticosteroids like prednisone (Deltasone) and hydrocortisone (Hytone);
- niacin (Niaspan),
- diuretics like hydrochlorothiazide (Microzide) and furosemide (Lasix);
- estrogens and progesterone in oral contraceptives, and
- albuterol (Proventil).
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