The dose of Avandamet that your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
- How well your diabetes is controlled
- Other medical conditions you may have
- Other medications you may currently be taking.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Avandamet Dosage for more information about dosing for Avandamet.)
As with any medicine, there are possible side effects with Avandamet. However, not everyone who takes the medication will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate the medication well. When side effects do occur, in most cases they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
The most common side effects of Avandamet include:
- Nausea or vomiting
- Upper respiratory tract infections (similar to the common cold)
- Upset stomach or heartburn.
(Click Avandamet Side Effects to learn about the specific side effects of this drug, including serious side effects to look out for. You can also read about another possible side effect by going to Avandamet and Weight Gain.)
Avandamet can potentially interact with a number of medicines.
(Click Avandamet Drug Interactions for more information.)