Drug interactions between gatifloxacin and glipizide
Interactions between your drugs
glipizide ↔ gatifloxacin
Applies to:glipizide and gatifloxacin
Gatifloxacin can affect blood glucose levels and should not be used in patients with diabetes. Both hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) and, less frequently, hyperglycemia (high blood glucose) have been reported. Severe cases of hypoglycemia during treatment with gatifloxacin have resulted in coma and even death. You should learn to recognize the symptoms of hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia, as well as what to do when these conditions occur. Symptoms of high blood sugar may include increased thirst, increased hunger, and increased urination. Symptoms of low blood sugar include headache, dizziness, drowsiness, nervousness, confusion, tremor, nausea, hunger, weakness, perspiration, palpitation, and rapid heartbeat. Contact your doctor if you experience loss of blood sugar control. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: gatifloxacin
Consumer information for this minor interaction is not currently available. Some minor drug interactions may not be clinically relevant in all patients. Minor drug interactions do not usually cause harm or require a change in therapy. However, your healthcare provider can determine if adjustments to your medications are needed.
For clinical details see professional interaction data.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.
Drug Interaction Classification
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Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.