Medicines for Other Conditions That May Lower Blood Sugar Level as a Side Effect
Some medicines for other conditions can lower your blood
sugar level. Other medicines can hide the symptoms of low blood sugar. This is a concern when you have
diabetes. Talk with your doctor before taking any new
Medicine to reduce fever and relieve pain, such
as salicylate medicines such as aspirin.
Medicine to treat some
types of mental disorders, including monoamine oxidase inhibitors
(MAOIs) such as phenelzine, selegiline, and tranylcypromine.
Medicine to treat high blood pressure, including some calcium channel blockers (such as diltiazem, nifedipine, and verapamil) and some beta-blockers (such as atenolol, bisoprolol, and metoprolol).
Medicine to treat malaria, such as quinine.
Medicine to treat some forms of pneumonia, such as pentamidine.
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