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Actoplus Met XR Side Effects

Serious Side Effects

Some Actoplus Met XR side effects, although occurring infrequently, should be reported to your healthcare provider right away. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • Symptoms of bladder cancer, such as:
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    • Blood in the urine
    • Urgent need to urinate
    • Pain while urinating
    • Pain in the back or lower abdomen (stomach)
  
  • Signs of lactic acidosis (due to the metformin component of Actoplus Met XR), such as:
     
    • Feeling tired or weak
    • Muscle pain
    • Trouble breathing
    • Stomach pain
    • Feeling cold
    • Dizziness or lightheadedness
    • Slow or irregular heartbeat (see Metformin and Lactic Acidosis)
 
  • Symptoms of low blood sugar, such as:
     
    • Sweating
    • Shakiness
    • Extreme hunger
    • Dizziness
    • Cold sweats
    • Blurry vision
    • Changes in behavior, such as irritability
    • Loss of coordination
    • Difficulty speaking
    • Confusion
    • Seizures
 
  • Chest pain
  • Trouble breathing (which may be a sign of new or worsening congestive heart failure)
  • Swelling, especially in the legs or ankles
  • Rapid increase in weight (three to five pounds in less than one week)
  • Liver problems, such as:
     
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Stomach pain
    • Unusual or unexplained tiredness
    • Loss of appetite
    • Dark urine
    • Yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes (jaundice)
 
  • Vision changes
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
     
    • Unexplained skin rash
    • Itching
    • Hives
    • Wheezing or trouble breathing
    • Unexplained swelling.
 
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Actoplus Met XR Medication Information

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