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Glucophage (metformin) Drug Interactions

A total of 737 drugs are known to interact with Glucophage (metformin).

  • 17 major drug interactions
  • 661 moderate drug interactions
  • 59 minor drug interactions

Show all medications in the database that may interact with Glucophage (metformin).

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Most frequently checked interactions

View interaction reports for Glucophage (metformin) and the medicines listed below.

  • aspirin (Aspir 81, Ecotrin, Aspirin Low Strength, Acetylsalicylic Acid, Bayer Aspirin, Aspir-Low, Bufferin, Ascriptin, Arthritis Pain, Aspiritab, Aspergum, Fasprin, Halfprin, Easprin, Ecotrin Adult Low Strength, Empirin, Migralex, Aspi-Cor, St. Joseph 81 mg Chewable Aspirin, Bayer Children's Aspirin, Buffered Aspirin, Durlaza, Ecotrin Maximum Strength, Entercote, Bufferin Extra Strength, Ascriptin Enteric, St. Joseph 81 mg Aspirin Enteric Safety-Coated, Bayer Aspirin Regimen, Ascriptin Maximum Strength, Arthritis Foundation Pain Reliever, Bayer Aspirin with Heart Advantage, Aspirtab, Bufferin Low Dose, Medi-Seltzer, Sloprin, ZORprin, Low Dose ASA, Bayer Aspirin Extra Strength Plus, Buffex, Extra Strength Bayer, Genacote, Gennin-FC, Genprin, Litecoat Aspirin, Minitabs, Tri-Buffered Aspirin, Entaprin, Bufferin Arthritis Strength, Therapy Bayer, St. Joseph Aspirin, Stanback Analgesic, Norwich Aspirin, Acuprin 81, Ecpirin, Bayer Women's Aspirin With Calcium, Zero-Order Release, YSP Aspirin, Miniprin, Aspirin Lite Coat, Heartline, Bayer Advanced Aspirin, Buffasal)
  • Aspirin Low Strength (aspirin)
  • atorvastatin (Lipitor)
  • Clomid (clomiphene)
  • Crestor (rosuvastatin)
  • Cymbalta (duloxetine)
  • glipizide (Glucotrol, GlipiZIDE XL, Glucotrol XL)
  • hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL, Microzide, Oretic, Esidrix, Ezide, Aquazide H, Hydro Par, Carozide, Diaqua, Loqua)
  • ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, IBU, Children's Motrin, Proprinal, Advil Liqui-Gels, Ibu-8, Motrin IB, Motrin Childrens, Rufen, Childrens Ibuprofen Berry, IBU-200, Ibuprofen PMR, Advil Migraine, Ibu-Tab, Genpril, Menadol, Advil Children's, Midol Maximum Strength Cramp Formula, Motrin Migraine Pain, Addaprin, Motrin Infant Drops, NeoProfen, Caldolor, Motrin Pediatric, Haltran, Midol IB, Saleto-200, Q-Profen, Saleto-400, Saleto-600, Saleto-800, A-G Profen, Nuprin, Advil Junior Strength, Actiprofen, PediaCare Infants' IB Ibuprofen Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer, Ibu-4, PediaCare Children's IB Ibuprofen Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer, Ibu-6, Motrin Junior Strength, Help I Have An Aching Body, Children's ElixSure IB, Advil Infant's Concentrated Drops, Cap-Profen, Advil Film-Coated)
  • insulin
  • Lantus (insulin glargine)
  • Lasix (furosemide)
  • levothyroxine (Synthroid, Levoxyl, Tirosint, Levothroid, Eltroxin, Euthyrox, Unithroid, Levothyrox, Eutroxsig, Levo-T, Oroxine, L Thyroxine Roche, Levotabs, Novothyrox, Tirosint-Sol, Levotec, Evotrox)
  • Lipitor (atorvastatin)
  • lisinopril (Zestril, Prinivil, Qbrelis)
  • metformin (Glucophage, Glumetza, Glucophage XR, Fortamet, Riomet)
  • Neurontin (gabapentin)
  • Nexium (esomeprazole)
  • Norvasc (amlodipine)
  • omeprazole (Prilosec, Prilosec OTC, Zegerid (Original Formulation), Omesec)
  • phentermine (Adipex-P, Lomaira, Fastin, Ionamin, T-Diet, Suprenza, Oby-Cap, Teramine, Obenix, Atti-Plex P, Pro-Fast HS, Phentercot, Phentride, Obephen, Panshape M, Pro-Fast SR, Zantryl, Oby-Trim, Pro-Fast SA, Teramine ER)
  • Plavix (clopidogrel)
  • Prilosec (omeprazole)
  • simvastatin (Zocor, FloLipid)
  • Synthroid (levothyroxine)
  • Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol)
  • Zocor (simvastatin)

Glucophage (metformin) alcohol/food interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with Glucophage (metformin)

Glucophage (metformin) disease interactions

There are 4 disease interactions with Glucophage (metformin) which include:

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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