Drug interactions with metformin oral and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate oral

metformin oral brand names and other generic formulations include:

Fortamet Oral, Glucophage Oral, Glucophage XR Oral, Glumetza Oral, RIOMET Oral

All generic drug interactions for metformin oral (lists will include brand and generic names):

tenofovir disoproxil fumarate oral brand names and other generic formulations include:

Viread Oral

All generic drug interactions for tenofovir disoproxil fumarate oral (lists will include brand and generic names):
Significant - Monitor CloselyPotential for interaction

metformin oral and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate oral

metformin oral increases levels of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate oral by reducing drug clearance through the kidneys. Combination increases the level of acid in the body (lactic acidosis).

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Significant - Monitor CloselyPotential for interaction, monitor.

metformin oral and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate oral

metformin oral increases levels of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate oral by decreasing renal clearance. Increased risk of lactic acidosis.

Clinical Drug Interactions Source: Medscape from WebMD
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Significant - Monitor CloselyPotential for interaction

tenofovir disoproxil fumarate oral and metformin oral

tenofovir disoproxil fumarate oral increases levels of metformin oral by reducing drug clearance through the kidneys. Combination increases the level of acid in the body (lactic acidosis).

Patient Drug Interactions Source: RxList
© 2014 RxList, Inc.
Significant - Monitor CloselyPotential for interaction, monitor.

tenofovir disoproxil fumarate oral and metformin oral

tenofovir disoproxil fumarate oral increases levels of metformin oral by decreasing renal clearance. Increased risk of lactic acidosis.

Clinical Drug Interactions Source: Medscape from WebMD
© 1994-2014 WebMD, LLC.

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Drug Interaction Categories

Contraindicated

Never use this combination of drugs because of high risk for dangerous interaction

Serious

Potential for serious interaction; regular monitoring by your doctor required or alternate medication may be needed

Significant

Potential for significant interaction (monitoring by your doctor is likely required)

Minor

Interaction is unlikely, minor, or nonsignificant

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