Saxenda (liraglutide) and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Saxenda (liraglutide) which include:
Alcohol (Ethanol) ↔ liraglutide
Moderate Drug Interaction
Talk to your doctor before using ethanol together with liraglutide. Alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes. Both hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) and hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) may occur, depending on how much and how often you drink. You should avoid using alcohol if your diabetes is not well controlled or if you have high triglycerides, neuropathy (nerve damage), or pancreatitis. Moderate alcohol consumption generally does not affect blood glucose levels if your diabetes is under control. However, it may be best to limit alcohol intake to one drink daily for women and two drinks daily for men (1 drink = 5 oz wine, 12 oz beer, or 1.5 oz distilled spirits) in conjunction with your normal meal plan. Avoid drinking alcohol on an empty stomach or following exercise, as it may increase the risk of hypoglycemia. 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.
liraglutide ↔ food
Moderate Food Interaction
Liraglutide may affect the absorption of other medications that you take by mouth. In some cases, this may affect how well and/or how fast those medications work, or it may make no difference. Talk to a healthcare provider if you have any questions or concerns, and contact your doctor if your symptoms worsen or your condition changes. 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.
Saxenda (liraglutide) drug Interactions
There are 681 drug interactions with Saxenda (liraglutide)
Saxenda (liraglutide) disease Interactions
There are 5 disease interactions with Saxenda (liraglutide) which include:
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Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.