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When insulin, warfarin, cyclosporine, or certain other drugs are used in combination with methyltestosterone tablets, interactions may occur. The effects of these interactions can include problems such as decreased blood sugar, liver damage, and other problems. To help reduce your risk for complications, tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines, vitamins, or supplements you are taking.

An Overview of Methyltestosterone Tablet Interactions

Methyltestosterone tablets (Methitest®) can potentially react with several other medications. Some of the drugs that may interact with methyltestosterone tablets include:
  • Insulin of any kind
  • Corticosteroids, such as:
    • Betamethasone (Celestone®)
    • Cortisone
    • Dexamethasone (Decadron®)
    • Fludrocortisone (Florinef®)
    • Hydrocortisone (Cortef®)
    • Methylprednisolone (Depo-Medrol®, Medrol®)
    • Prednisolone (Orapred®, Pediapred®)
    • Prednisone
    • Triamcinolone (Kenalog®, Aristospan®)

More Information on Drug Interactions With Methyltestosterone Tablets

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when methyltestosterone tablets are combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Methyltestosterone tablets can decrease blood sugar. If you take insulin, you should monitor your blood sugar more closely when starting or stopping methyltestosterone tablets, or even when adjusting your dose. You may need to adjust your insulin dosage. Check with your healthcare provider for more specific instructions for your particular situation.
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