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Janumet Overdose

If you take too much Janumet, overdose effects can include low blood sugar (known medically as hypoglycemia) or lactic acidosis. Since a drug overdose can be dangerous, make sure to seek medical attention right away if you think you may have overdosed on Janumet. Overdose treatment options may include "pumping the stomach," giving certain medicines, or administering supportive care.

Janumet Overdose: An Introduction

Janumet® (sitagliptin and metformin) is a prescription medication that has been licensed to treat type 2 diabetes. As with all medicines, it is possible to take too much Janumet. Overdose effects will vary, depending on a number of factors, including how much Janumet is taken and whether it is taken with any other medicines, alcohol, and/or drugs.
If you happen to overdose on Janumet, seek immediate medical attention.

Symptoms of a Janumet Overdose

The effects of a Janumet overdose may include:
Low Blood Sugar
Possible symptoms of low blood sugar include:
  • Sweating
  • Shakiness
  • Extreme hunger
  • Dizziness
  • Cold sweats
  • Blurry vision.
More severe symptoms include:
  • Changes in behavior, such as irritability
  • Loss of coordination
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Confusion
  • Seizures
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Coma
  • Loss of life.
Lactic Acidosis
Symptoms of lactic acidosis include:
  • Feeling tired or weak
  • Muscle pain
  • Trouble breathing
  • Stomach pain
  • Feeling cold
  • Dizziness or lightheadedness
  • A slow or irregular heartbeat
  • Loss of life.
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