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You may experience interactions if you combine certain drugs with Methitest, such as steroids or warfarin. Some of these reactions can increase your risk of problems, such as fluid retention or dangerous bleeding. To minimize your risk of complications, tell your healthcare provider about any other prescription or nonprescription medications you are taking, as well as any vitamins or supplements.

An Overview of Interactions With Methitest

Methitest® (methyltestosterone tablets) can potentially react with several other medications. Some of the drugs that may interact with Methitest 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®)
 
 

Methitest Drug Interactions Explained

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