14 SIGNS, IS YOUR BLOOD SUGAR HIGH!?

Drugs

Certain medications increase the risk of hyperglycemia, including corticosteroids,

octreotidebeta blockersepinephrinethiazide diureticsniacinpentamidineprotease inhibitors,

L-asparaginase, and some antipsychotic agents. The acute administration of stimulants

such as amphetamine typically produces hyperglycemia; chronic use, however,

produces hypoglycemia. Some of the newer psychotropic medications, such

as Zyprexa (Olanzapine) and Cymbalta (Duloxetine), can also  cause significant hyperglycemia.

Thiazides are used to treat type 2 diabetes but it also causes severe hyperglycemia.

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