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Kombiglyze XR Overdose

If a person overdoses on Kombiglyze XR, symptoms can include low blood sugar and lactic acidosis. Both of those conditions are potentially serious and can even lead to loss of life, so immediate treatment is essential. Treatment for this type of overdose will likely involve pumping the stomach, dialysis, and relieving any other symptoms that occur.

Can You Take Too Much Kombiglyze XR?

Kombiglyze™ XR (saxagliptin/metformin ER) is a prescription drug used to treat type 2 diabetes. As with most medications, it is probably possible to take too much.
 
The specific effects of a Kombiglyze XR overdose are currently unknown, but will likely vary, depending on a number of factors, including the amount of the dosage and whether it was taken with any other medications or substances.
 

Effects of an Overdose of Kombiglyze XR

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