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*Side Effects Of Oral Medications*

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Old 09-24-2007, 19:10   #1
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What Are the Side Effects of Oral Diabetes Medications?

Side effects of first- and second-generation sulfonylurea medicine include:

Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose)
Upset stomach
Skin rash or itching
Weight gain

Side effects for biguanide medications include:

Upset stomach (nausea, diarrhea)
Metallic taste in mouth

Side effects for thiazolidinediones are rare but may include:

Elevated liver enzymes
Liver failure
Respiratory infection
Fluid retention
Side effects for alpha-glucosidase inhibitors include:

Stomach upset (gas, diarrhea, nausea, cramps)

Side effects of meglitinides include:

Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose)
Stomach upset

Always take your oral diabetes medicine exactly as prescribed
and discuss any specific concerns you might have with your
health care provider.

Always confirm information with your Physician about the
information that you have received from the internet.

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Old 09-29-2012, 16:41   #2
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I am taking the follwing medicines. Glycomet SR 500 (2 per day morning ,evening),Ecosporin AV 150 (One per day in the morning ), Cardace 2.5 one in the night., and Glimy 2 mg One in the morning before breakfast.. Pl let me know the side effects of these medicines.

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Old 09-29-2012, 17:19   #3
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Madhu this is a very old thread.

I would suggest that you go to the Blood Sugar 101 website to read up on side effects of each medication you take for Diabetes -- or even GOOGLE the meds by name to get info.

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