Lupron Drug Interactions

Before beginning treatment with Lupron, make sure your healthcare provider knows if you are taking diabetes medications. Combining these medications may lead to drug interactions, as Lupron can decrease the effectiveness of diabetes medicines. Your healthcare provider may recommend that you check your blood glucose levels during Lupron treatment, and may adjust the dose of your diabetes medications.

An Overview of Interactions With Lupron

Lupron® (leuprolide acetate) is not likely to react with most medications. However, there are a few potential drug interactions that may occur if Lupron is taken with medications used to treat diabetes, including:
 
  • Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors, such as:
 
 
  • Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors, such as:
 
 
  • Glitazones and glitazone combination medications, such as:
 
 
  • Glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonists, such as:
 
 
  • Insulin of any type
  • Meglitinides, such as:
 
 
 
 
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Lupron Drug Information

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