Docosahexaenoic Acid (dha) - Kazano (Alogliptin, Metformin) Interaction
Herbal: Docosahexaenoic Acid (dha)
Also Known As: ADH, DHA, Fish Oil Fatty Acid, N-3 Fatty Acid, Neuromins, Omega 3, Omega 3 Fatty Acids, Omega-3, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, W-3 Fatty Acid
Drug: Alogliptin, Metformin
Brand names: Kazano
Medical Content Editor Dr. Brian Staiger, PharmD
Last updated Mar 19, 2023
Alogliptin, Metformin is classified as belonging to the following category: Antidiabetes Drugs
Theoretically, taking DHA with antidiabetes drugs might reduce the effects of these medications.
In people with type 2 diabetes, including those taking oral hypoglycemic medications, DHA seems to increase fasting blood glucose levels.
Likelihood of OccurrencePossible
Interaction has been documented in animal or in lab research, or the interaction has been documented in humans but is limited to case reports or conflicting clinical research exists
- Woodman RJ, Mori TA, Burke V, et al. Effects of purified eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acids on glycemic control, blood pressure, and serum lipids in type 2 diabetic patients with treated hypertension. Am J Clin Nutr 2002;76:1007-15..
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Interaction Rating Key
These severity listings are for informational use only. Never start, stop or otherwise change your therapy before speaking with your provider.
|Major||The combined use of these agents is strongly discouraged as serious side effects or other negative outcomes could occur.|
|Moderate||Use cautiously under the care of a healthcare professional or avoid this combination. A significant interaction or negative outcome could occur.|
|Minor||Be aware that there is a chance of an interaction. Watch for warning signs of a potential interaction.|
|Unknown||No interactions have been reported or no interaction data is currently available.|
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