How Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) interacts with Diabetic / Hypoglycemic medications

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

Studies report that DHEA may act in the body like some of these medications, which may alter the effects of these medications and possibly the dose needed for treatment. Use with caution. (1)

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


  1. View Abstract: Coleman DL, Leiter EH, Schwizer RW. Therapeutic Effects of Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) in Diabetic Mice. Diabetes. Sep1982;31(9):830-3.