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Does ibrutinib affect blood sugar control in Type 1 diabetics?

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Dr. Minal Mohit

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Practicing since :1998

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Posted on Tue, 26 Feb 2019 in Diabetes
Question: Does ibrutinib affect blood sugar control in Type 1 diabetics?
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Answered by Dr. Minal Mohit 18 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Not directly

Detailed Answer:
dear sir, ibrutinib is a drug to treat B cell cancers, like CLL, waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia. it does not affect sugars directly. but if it causes infection like pneumonia or UTI, then surely sugars will worsen
regards!
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Follow up: Dr. Minal Mohit 43 hours later
Does Ibrutinib for CLL affect the accuracy of the A1C test for blood sugar?
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Answered by Dr. Minal Mohit 23 hours later
Brief Answer:
Not really.

Detailed Answer:
Dear sir,

CLL AND Diabetes, the combination occurs less often. It is not known or reported that the drug interferes with the test.

If you have any reference please do let me know.

Regards


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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