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Drug interactions between Byetta and metformin

Results for the following 2 drugs:
Byetta (exenatide)
metformin

Interactions between your drugs

There were no interactions found in our database between Byetta and metformin. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

Byetta

A total of 809 drugs (5400 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Byetta.

metformin

A total of 726 drugs (5053 brand and generic names) are known to interact with metformin.

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

exenatide food

Applies to: Byetta (exenatide)

You should take exenatide twice a day, at any time within the 60 minutes (1 hour) before your morning and evening meals, or before the two main meals of the day, and at least 6 hours or more apart. You may experience decreased absorption of exenatide in the presence of food or other medications. Your other medications should be administered at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after your exenatide injection.

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Therapeutic duplication warnings

No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
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 information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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