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Can the pill cerelle have an effect on a diabetics

Patient: Can the pill cerelle have an effect on a diabetics blood sugars causing them to be too high?

 

 

Symptoms: Constant high blood sugars after taking the pill

 

 

Doctor: HelloThanks for your query on Ask The DoctorYes, pill Cerelle can affect the blood sugar levels. Studies show that Progesterone pill should be prescribed with caution to the patients having diabetes. Pill cerelle may cause impaired blood glucose control or fluctuations in the blood glucose levels.Patients with history of gestational diabetes are having more risk of developing chronic diabetes after consuming Progesterone only pill (POP) that is Cerelle.Your doctor should know that person is having diabetes or not before prescribing Cerelle.Please consult your doctor and request him/her to review the prescription. Your doctor may prefer continuing POP by adding anti diabetic medicines or increasing dose.Your regular doctor only can decide the best for you.Wish you a good health

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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