Drugs That Affect Blood Glucose Levels (Continued)


Drugs That May Cause Hyperglycemia (Continued): C-G

Clobetasol (Clobevate, Cormax, Cormax Scalp Application, Embeline E, Olux, Temovate, Temovate E, Temovate Scalp Application)

Clozapine (Clozaril, FazaClo)

Conjugated estrogens (Estrace, Estring, Femring, Premarin, Vagifem, Cenestin, Enjuvia, Estrace, Femtrace, Gynodiol, Menest, Ogen)

Conjugated estrogens + medroxyprogesterone (Premphase, Prempro)

Cyclosporine (Sandimmune, Neoral, Gengraf)


Cortisone (Numerous tradenames; check label.)

Corticosteroids (Numerous tradenames; check label.)

Decitabine (Dacogen)

Daclizumab (Zenapax)

Desonide (DesOwen, Tridesilon)

Desoximetasone (Topicort)

Dexamethasone (Adrenocot, Dalalone, Decadron, Decaject, Dekasol, Dexacort, Dexasone, Dexim, Dexone, Hexadrol, Medidex, Primethasone, Solurex, Dexamethasone Intensol)

Dextromethorphan + promethazine (Phenergan with Dextromethorphan, Phen- TussDM)

Diazoxide (Proglycem)

Enalapril + hydrochlorothiazide (Vaseretic)

Encainide (Enkaid)

Esterified estrogens, estrone, estropipate

Esterified estrogens + methyltestosterone (Estratest)

Estradiol, ethinyl estradiol (Alora ClimaraCongest Delestrogen Depo-Estradiol Depogen Estinyl Estrace Estraderm, Estragyn 5, Estragyn LA 5, Estrasorb, EstroGel, Estro-L.A., Gynodiol, Kestrone-5, Neo-Estrone Menest, Menostar, Ogen .625 Ogen, Ortho-Est, Premarin, Valergen, Vivelle, Vivelle-Dot)

Estradiol + norethindrone (Activella)

Estradiol + norgestimate (Prefest)

Estramustine (Emcyt)

Ethacrynic acid (Edecrin, Sodium Edecrin)

Everolimus (Afinitor)

Febuxostat (Uloric)

Fluoxetine (Prozac, Sarafem)

Flurandrenolide (Cordran, Cordran SP, Cordran Tape)

Formoterol (Foradil Aerolizer Inhaler)

Fosinopril + hydrochlorothiazide (Monopril HCT)

Furosemide (Lasix)

Gatifloxacin (Tequin, Tequin Injection, Tequin Injection Premixed, Zymar (eyedrops))

Gemtuzumab ozogamicin (Mylotarg)


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