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Among the possible side effects with Duetact, low blood sugar, unexplained weight gain, and upper respiratory tract infections are some of the more commonly reported problems. Although rare, side effects such as symptoms of low blood sugar, trouble breathing, swelling in the legs, or vision changes should be reported to your healthcare provider. Most people, however, have no problems with Duetact side effects.
- Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) -- in up to 15.7 percent of people (see Duetact and Blood Sugar)
- Upper respiratory tract infections (similar to the common cold) -- up to 14.8 percent
- Weight gain -- up to 13.4 percent (see Duetact and Weight Gain)
- Swelling or fluid retention (edema) in the legs or ankles -- up to 12.3 percent
- Headache -- up to 7.1 percent
- Urinary tract infections (such as bladder infections) -- up to 6.8 percent
- Diarrhea -- up to 6 percent
- Nausea -- up to 5.1 percent
- Pain in the arm or leg -- up to 5.4 percent.