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Steglujan (ertugliflozin / sitagliptin) Disease Interactions

There are 6 disease interactions with Steglujan (ertugliflozin / sitagliptin):

Major

DPP-4 inhibitors (applies to Steglujan) pancreatitis

Major Potential Hazard, Low plausibility.

There have been postmarketing reports of acute pancreatitis in patients taking DPP-4 inhibitors. These drugs should be used with caution in patients with a history of pancreatitis or pancreatic disease, although it is unknown if they are at increased risk. Patients should be observed for signs and symptoms of pancreatitis during treatment. If pancreatitis is suspected, treatment should be discontinued immediately and appropriate management should be initiated.

Major

SGLT-2 inhibitors (applies to Steglujan) liver dysfunction

Major Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Liver Disease

Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors ertugliflozin and canagliflozin are not recommended for use in patients with severe hepatic impairment due to lack of clinical data. Dapagliflozin has not been studied in patients with severe hepatic impairment and caution is recommended. Dosage adjustments are not necessary in patients with mild or moderate hepatic impairment.

Major

SGLT-2 inhibitors (applies to Steglujan) renal dysfunction

Major Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility.

The glucose lowering effects of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors is decreased in patients with worsening renal function. Additionally, patients with renal impairment function (eGFR less than 60 mL/min/1.73 m2) the elderly, and patients on loop diuretics may be more likely to experience adverse reactions related to volume depletion such as hypotension and acute kidney injury during therapy. Renal function should be evaluated prior to treatment initiation and monitored regularly in at-risk patients. Assess volume status and correct volume depletion before initiating therapy. The use of SGLT-2 inhibitors in patients undergoing dialysis is contraindicated. In both patients with and without type 2 diabetes, beneficial effects in chronic kidney disease and heart failure have been observed with SGLT2 inhibitor therapy. The manufacturer's product labeling should be consulted for indication specific renal dosing for SGLT2 inhibitors.

Moderate

DPP-4 (applies to Steglujan) renal dysfunction

Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility.

It is recommended to assess renal function prior to initiating treatment with DPP-4 inhibitors. Patients with moderate to severe renal insufficiency and end stage renal dysfunction will require a dose adjustment. Linagliptin will not require a dose adjustment per manufacturer's information. Additionally, there have been postmarketing reports of worsening renal function in some patients with renal insufficiency taking sitagliptin at inappropriate doses. However, sitagliptin has not been found to be nephrotoxic in preclinical studies or clinical trials at appropriate doses.

Moderate

SGLT-2 inhibitors (applies to Steglujan) hypotension

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Renal Dysfunction

Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors cause intravascular volume contraction which may lead to symptomatic hypotension after treatment initiation especially in the elderly, in patients with impaired renal function, patients with low systolic blood pressure, or those using diuretics . Volume status should be assessed and corrected before starting treatment and patients should be monitored during therapy.

Moderate

SGLT-2 inhibitors (applies to Steglujan) infections

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Infection - Bacterial/Fungal/Protozoal/Viral

An increase in the risk of genital mycotic infections has been reported with the use of a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors. Care should be exercised when using this agent in patients who have a history of genital mycotic infections or who are uncircumcised as these patients are more likely to develop genital mycotic infections. Monitor and treat appropriately.

Steglujan (ertugliflozin / sitagliptin) drug interactions

There are 365 drug interactions with Steglujan (ertugliflozin / sitagliptin)

Steglujan (ertugliflozin / sitagliptin) alcohol/food interactions

There are 2 alcohol/food interactions with Steglujan (ertugliflozin / sitagliptin)

Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

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