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Diabetes meds for sugar I am a diabetic.Doctor gave me codene for sinus infection. Is it safe for me to take?

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Dr. David Liu
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
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In brief: Should be ok

Codeine and other pain medication should not alter your sugar levels in short doses.
It should be ok.

In brief: Should be ok

Codeine and other pain medication should not alter your sugar levels in short doses.
It should be ok.
Dr. David Liu
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Dr. Dustin Colegrove
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

codeine is a pain reliever and ok to take with your other diabetic medications

In brief: Yes

codeine is a pain reliever and ok to take with your other diabetic medications
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine

In brief: Codeine

Codeine does not typically have an effect on blood sugar levels.
It will be important to take this medication with food, however, because some patients report nausea when taken on an empty stomach. It is prudent for you to continue to check your blood sugar as directed.

In brief: Codeine

Codeine does not typically have an effect on blood sugar levels.
It will be important to take this medication with food, however, because some patients report nausea when taken on an empty stomach. It is prudent for you to continue to check your blood sugar as directed.
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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