Endocrine System Channel
Topics
Medications
Quicklinks
Related Channels

Side Effects of Glyburide and Metformin

Side Effects of Glyburide and Metformin to Report

There are a number of less common, but more serious, side effects of glyburide and metformin that you should report to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • Signs of lactic acidosis, including muscle pain; dizziness or lightheadedness; trouble breathing; abdominal pain (or stomach pain); feeling cold, tired, or weak; and a slow or irregular heartbeat (see Metformin and Lactic Acidosis)
     
  • Symptoms of high blood sugar, including:

 

    • Increased hunger
    • Increased thirst
    • Increased urination
    • Blurred vision
    • Fatigue
    • Shortness of breath
    • Nausea or vomiting

 

  • Symptoms of low blood sugar, including:

 

    • Sweating
    • Shakiness
    • Extreme hunger
    • Dizziness
    • Cold sweats
    • Blurry vision
    • Changes in behavior, such as irritability
    • Loss of coordination
    • Difficulty speaking
    • Confusion

 

  • Chest pain

 

  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including an unexplained skin rash, itching, hives, wheezing or trouble breathing, or unexplained swelling.
     
Healthy Eating for People With Diabetes

Glyburide and Metformin Info

Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2017 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.