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Side Effects of PrandiMet

As with any medicine, side effects are possible. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are easily treated by you or your healthcare provider. As with most diabetes medications, low blood sugar is a potentially serious side effect of PrandiMet.
Some of the most common side effects of PrandiMet include, but are not limited to:
(Click PrandiMet Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)

Drug Interactions

PrandiMet can potentially interact with a number of other medications (see PrandiMet Interactions).

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking PrandiMet?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking PrandiMet if you have:
  • Kidney problems, including kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Liver problems, including liver failure or cirrhosis
  • Low vitamin B12 levels (pernicious anemia)
  • Congestive heart failure (CHF)
  • Had a heart attack
  • Alcoholism
  • An upcoming surgery or procedure (including x-rays or other radiology procedures)
  • Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click PrandiMet Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take PrandiMet.)
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