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Precautions and Warnings With Alogliptin and Metformin

Who Should Not Take Alogliptin and Metformin?

You should not take alogliptin and metformin if you:
  • Have kidney disease.
  • Have metabolic acidosis or diabetic ketoacidosis (a buildup of acids in the body).
  • Are going to have a medical procedure where you will be given an injectable dye or contrast agent.
  • Are allergic to Kazano, metformin (Glucophage®), metformin ER (Glucophage XR®, Glutametz®, and Fortamet®), alogliptin (Nesina®), or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which this medication should not be used, along with several safety concerns people should be aware of before beginning treatment. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific warnings and precautions with alogliptin and metformin that may apply to you.
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