Drugs That Affect Blood Glucose Levels (Continued)


Drugs That May Cause Hyperglycemia (Continued): P-Z

Pantoprazole (Protonix, ProtonixI.V.)

Pegaspargase (Oncaspar)

Peginterferon alfa-2b (PEG-Intron)

Pentamidine (Pentam 300)

***Phenylephrine (Sudafed PE, and others)

Phenytoin (Dilantin, Dilantin-125, Dilantin Infatabs, Dilantin Kapseals, Phenytek)

***Pseudoephedrine (Claritin D, Sudafed, and others)

Pralatrexate (Folotyn) - may cause severe hyperglycemia

Prednisolone (AK-Pred, Blephamide, Blephamide Liquifilm, Econopred Plus, Inflamase Forte, Inflamase Mild, Poly-Pred Liquifilm, Pred Forte, Pred Mild, Pred-G, Pred-G Liquifilm, Delta-Cortef, Pediapred, Prelone)

Prednisone (Prednisone Intensol, Sterapred, Sterapred DS)

Progesterone (Prometrium)

Quetiapine (Seroquel)
Risperidone (Risperdal, Risperdal M-TAB)

Ritodrine (Yutopar)

Ritonavir (Norvir)

Rituximab (Rituxan)

Romidepsin (Istodax)

Saquinavir (Invirase)

Salmeterol (Serevent, Serevent Diskus)

Salsalate (Argesic-SA, Disalcid, Mono-Gesic, Salflex, Salsitab)

Sodium oxybate (Xyrem)

Somatropin (Genotropin, Genotropin Miniquick, Humatrope, Norditropin cartridges, Norditropin NordiFlex, Nutropin, Nutropin AQ, Saizen, Serostim, Zorbtive)

Sotalol (Betapace, Betapace AF, Sorine)

Streptozocin (Zanosar)

Tacrolimus (Prograf, Protopic)

Temsirolimus (Torisel)

Tolvaptan (Samsca)

Torsemide (Demadex, Demadex Oral)

Triamcinolone (Aristocort, Aristospan, Asthmacort, Flutex, Kenalog, Tac, Triacet)

Ursodeoxycholic acid, ursodiol (Actigall, Urso)

Valproic acid, divalproex sodium (Depacon, Depakene, Depakene Syrup, Depakote, Depakote ER, Depakote Sprinkle;)

Ziprasidone (Geodone)

Page: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Last Modified Date: June 09, 2014

All content on dLife.com is created and reviewed in compliance with our editorial policy.
  1. Diabetes drugs aren't the only medications that affect blood sugar. Read our list of drugs that may cause blood sugar highs and lows.
75 Views 0 comments
by Carey Potash
Charlie’s 12-year anniversary with type 1 just passed and I still know nothing about this diabetes and why it hates us so much. As if to remind us that it was its anniversary, diabetes unleashed hell on Friday. Charlie was stranded well over 400 for hours and even tipped the scale at 580. Susanne pulled Charlie out of school and started what became a wartime exercise in futility. It was one of the worst blood sugar days we’ve had in years. ...