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Alogliptin and Pioglitazone Side Effects

Notify your healthcare provider if you are taking alogliptin and pioglitazone and experience serious side effects, such as blurry vision, dark urine, or swelling of the legs. In most cases, however, people do not experience problems with this drug. Some of the most common reactions include a sore throat, back pain, and upper respiratory tract infections.


An Introduction to Side Effects With Alogliptin and Pioglitazone

As with any medicine, alogliptin and pioglitazone (Oseni®) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with alogliptin and pioglitazone. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)

Serious Alogliptin and Pioglitazone Side Effects

Some side effects of alogliptin and pioglitazone are potentially serious and should be reported to your healthcare provider right away. These include but are not limited to:
  • A broken bone
  • Painful or more frequent urination
  • Blood or reddish color in your urine
  • Vision changes
  • Signs of pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas), such as:
    • Abdominal (stomach) pain or tenderness that may radiate to the back
    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
  • Signs of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), such as:
    • Shakiness
    • Sweating
    • Hunger
    • Headache
    • Dizziness
    • Confusion
    • Blurry vision
    • Change in mood, such as irritability
    • A fast heartbeat
  • Signs of liver problems, such as:
    • Abdominal (stomach) pain or swelling
    • Loss of appetite
    • Unexplained fatigue
    • Dark urine
    • Yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes (jaundice)
  • Unexplained, rapid weight gain
  • Swelling, especially of the legs or ankles
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, especially when lying down
  • Unusual tiredness
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching, flaking, or peeling of the skin
    • Unexplained swelling, especially of the face, lips, or throat
    • Difficulty swallowing or breathing.
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Alogliptin and Pioglitazone Drug Information

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