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Glucovance Overdose

As with any medication, it is possible to overdose on Glucovance. The effects of a Glucovance overdose can include low blood sugar or lactic acidosis. If the overdose was recent, treatment options may involve administering a sugar solution to increase blood sugar or pumping the stomach. If you believe you may have overdosed on Glucovance, seek medical attention immediately.

Glucovance Overdose: An Overview

Glucovance® (glyburide and metformin) is a prescription medication that has been licensed to treat type 2 diabetes. As with all medicines, it is possible to take too much Glucovance. The effects of a Glucovance overdose will vary depending on a number of factors, including how much Glucovance was taken and whether it was taken with any other medicines, alcohol, and/or drugs.
 
If you happen to overdose on Glucovance, seek medical attention immediately.
 

Symptoms of a Glucovance Overdose

The effects of a Glucovance overdose may include:
 
Possible symptoms of low blood sugar include:
 
  • Sweating
  • Shakiness
  • Extreme hunger
  • Dizziness
  • Cold sweats
  • Blurry vision.
     
More severe low blood sugar symptoms include:
 
  • Changes in behavior, such as irritability
  • Loss of coordination
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Confusion
  • Seizures
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Coma
  • Loss of life.
     
Lactic acidosis symptoms include:
 
  • Feeling tired or weak
  • Muscle pain
  • Trouble breathing
  • Abdominal pain (or stomach pain)
  • Feeling cold
  • Dizziness or lightheadedness
  • A slow or irregular heartbeat
  • Loss of life.
     
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