Many over-the-counter medications, such as cough syrup and antacids, contain sugar, which can create a problem in controlling your blood glucose levels. Read the labels and look for medications that are labeled "sugar-free. Or ask you doctor or pharmacist for recommendations.
Reviewed by Francine Kaufman, MD. 4/08
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