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Diabetes medications, such as insulin, glitazones, metformin, and sulfonylureas, are the only drugs expected to interact with Eligard. Therefore, if you have diabetes and are receiving Eligard injections, your healthcare provider may adjust the doses of your diabetes medications and have you check your blood sugar more often.

An Overview of Interactions With Eligard

Eligard® (leuprolide acetate) is a prescription medicine approved for use in advanced prostate cancer. It is not expected to interfere with most other medications. However, Eligard may interact with drugs used to treat diabetes, including:
 
  • Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors, such as:
     
 
 
 
 
 
 
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