Ozempic Drug Interactions: What Medications Should Be Avoided?

ozempic drug interactions

I’ll list the medications that interact with Ozempic. If you’re using or plan to use Ozempic Injection as a treatment option for diabetes or weight loss, you should tell your doctor about all other medications you take daily. Below is a brief overview of the medications that may interact with Ozempic.

Examples of these drugs include:

  • insulin degludec (Tresiba)
  • insulin detemir (Levemir)
  • insulin glargine (Lantus, Toujeo)
  • glimepiride (Amaryl)
  • glipizide (Glucotrol)
  • glyburide (Diabeta, Glynase Prestabs)
  • Alpha-Lipoic Acid
  • Androgens:
  • Bortezomib:
  • Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents (HCV)
  • Furosemide: 
  • Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Agonists: 
  • Guanethidine: 
  • Hyperglycemia-Associated Agents:
  • Hypoglycemia-Associated Agents:
  • Insulins:
  • Levothyroxine:
  • Liraglutide: 
  • Meglitinides: 
  • Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors:
  • Prothionamide:
  • Quinolones:
  • Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors:
  • Sincalide:
  • Sulfonylureas:
  • Thiazide and Thiazide-Like Diuretics

Ozempic and herbs and supplements

Taking certain herbs or supplements with Ozempic might increase the risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels). Examples of these include:

  • banaba
  • bitter melon
  • chromium
  • Gymnema
  • prickly pear cactus
  • white mulberry
  • Maitake:

Next, we’ll discuss how these drugs interact with Ozempic and cause adverse effects. To stay up to date, make sure to subscribe.

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