Drugs That Affect Blood Glucose Levels (Continued)

 

Drugs That May Cause Hypoglycemia (Continued): L-V

Levofloxacin (Levaquin, Levaquin in Dextrose Injection Premix, Quixin)


Magnesium salicylate (Bayer Select Backache Pain Formula, Doans Pills, Mobidin, Nuprin Backache Caplet)


Metoprolol (Lopressor, Lopressor HCT, Toprol XL)


Morphine (Kadian, MS Contin, MSIR, Roxanol)


Nadolol (Corgard)


Nateglinide (Starlix)


Nifedipine (Adalat CC, Procardia, Afeditab CR)


Octreotide (Sandostatin, Sandostatin LAR Depot)


Paloperidone (Invega)


Penicillamine (Cuprimine, Depen)


Pentamidine (Nebupent, Pentam 300)


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


Phenelzine (Nardil)


Pindolol (Visken)


Probenecid (Benemid, Probalan)


Quinine (Quinamm, Quindan, Quiphile, Q-vel, Strema)


Quinupristin + dalfopristin (Synercid)


Repaglinide (Prandin)


Ritodrine (Yutopar)


Rituximab (Rituxan)


Rotigotine (Neupro)


Salicylates (Numerous tradenames of aspirin formulations; check label)


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


Saxagliptin (Onglyza)


Selegiline (Eldepryl)


Sodium ferric gluconate complex (Ferrlecit)


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


Sotalol (Betapace, Betapace AF, Sorine)


Streptozocin (Zanosar)


Sulfadiazine (Microsulfon)


Tacrolimus P (Prograf, Protopic)


Tetracaine (Altacaine, Tetcaine, Pontocaine)


Theophylline (Theo-24, Theo-Dur, TheoCap)


Timolol (Timoptic, Timoptic-XE)


Tranylcypromine (Parnate)


Tolazamide (Tolinase)


Tolbutamide (Orinase)


Varenicline (Chantix)


Verapamil (Calan, Calan SR, Isoptin SR, Verelan)

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