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Insulin, cortisone, and cyclosporine are just a few of the drugs that can react with Striant. These interactions can increase your risk of serious side effects, such as liver damage or bleeding. If drug interactions are a concern in your particular situation, your healthcare provider may need to adjust the dosing of your medications.

An Overview of Interactions With Striant

Striant™ (testosterone buccal tablet) can potentially react with a number of other medications. Some of the drugs that may lead to interactions with Striant include:
 
  • Insulin
  • Corticosteroids, such as:
     
    • Betamethasone (Celestone®)
    • Cortisone
    • Dexamethasone (Decadron®)
    • Fludrocortisone (Florinef®)
    • Hydrocortisone (Cortef®)
    • Methylprednisolone (Depo-Medrol®, Medrol®)
    • Prednisolone (Orapred®, Pediapred®)
    • Prednisone
    • Triamcinolone (Kenalog®, Aristospan®)
 

Striant Drug Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Striant is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Insulin
Striant can decrease blood sugar. If you take insulin, you should monitor your blood sugar more closely when starting or stopping Striant, 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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