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How Aloe Vera interacts with Diabetic / Hypoglycemic medications

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

Aloe has the ability to lower blood sugar and thus may alter the effect and possibly the dose of these medications. Use with caution. (1)

These drugs include Insulin, glyburide, glipizide, metformin, rosiglitazone, pioglitazone, glimepiride, tolbutamide, tolazamide, acarbose, acetohexamide, chlorpropamide, miglitol, repaglinide, nateglinide

References

  1. View Abstract: Ajabnoor MA. Effect of aloes on blood glucose levels in normal and alloxan diabetic mice. J Ethnopharmacol. Feb1990;28(2):215-20.