Ozempic Drug Interactions: What Medications Should Be Avoided?
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
- Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents (HCV)
- Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Agonists:
- Hyperglycemia-Associated Agents:
- Hypoglycemia-Associated Agents:
- Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors:
- Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors:
- 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:
- bitter melon
- prickly pear cactus
- white mulberry
Next, we’ll discuss how these drugs interact with Ozempic and cause adverse effects. To stay up to date, make sure to subscribe.