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Glucovance Side Effects

Glucovance Side Effects to Report

There are a number of less common, but more serious, side effects of Glucovance that you should report to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
  • Signs of lactic acidosis, including muscle pain; dizziness or lightheadedness; trouble breathing; abdominal pain (or stomach pain); feeling cold, tired, or weak; and a slow or irregular heartbeat (see Metformin and Lactic Acidosis)
  • Symptoms of high blood sugar, including:


    • Increased hunger
    • Increased thirst
    • Increased urination
    • Blurred vision
    • Fatigue
    • Shortness of breath
    • Nausea or vomiting


  • Symptoms of low blood sugar, including:


    • Sweating
    • Shakiness
    • Extreme hunger
    • Dizziness
    • Cold sweats
    • Blurry vision
    • Changes in behavior, such as irritability
    • Loss of coordination
    • Difficulty speaking
    • Confusion
    • Seizures


  • Chest pain
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including an unexplained skin rash, itching, hives, wheezing or trouble breathing, or unexplained swelling.

Glucovance Side Effects: Summary

It is possible that you may experience some or none of the side effects of Glucovance explained above. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have side effects from a medicine that you have never tried. Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects during treatment with Glucovance. Also let your healthcare provider know if you develop something that "just does not seem right" while taking this medicine. While it may not be a Glucovance side effect, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
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