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Repaglinide CAS number 135062-02-1
Repaglinide should not be used with the following medication because very
serious effects (very low blood sugar) may occur: gemfibrozil. If you are
currently using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist before
starting repaglinide. Fenofibrate may be an alternative medication for the
gemfibrozil. Also, itraconazole should not be used in combination with
repaglinide and gemfibrozil because extremely low blood sugar could occur.
Tell your doctor of all nonprescription and prescription medication you may
use, especially: beta-blocker type drugs (e.g., propranolol, metoprolol),
NSAIDs (e.g., aspirin, ibuprofen), sulfa drugs (e.g., sulfamethoxazole),
chloramphenicol, "blood thinners" (e.g., warfarin), probenecid, MAO
Inhibitors (e.g., phenelzine, tranylcypromine, selegiline, furazolidone),
"water pills" (e.g., thiazides, furosemide), corticosteroids, phenothiazines
(e.g., chlorpromazine), thyroid drugs, estrogens and birth control pills,
niacin, "adrenaline-like" drugs (e.g., pseudoephedrine), "calcium blockers"
(e.g., verapamil), isoniazid (INH), drugs which affect certain liver enzymes
(CYP 3A4 inhibitors and inducers such as azole antifungals- e.g.,
ketoconazole, macrolide antibiotics- e.g., clarithromycin, cimetidine,
rifamycins- e.g., rifampin, St John's wort, certain anti-seizure
medications- e.g., phenytoin). Check all medicine labels (including
nonprescription drugs) since many products contain "adrenaline-like" drugs.
Consult your pharmacist. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or