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Side Effects of Pramlintide

Side Effects of Pramlintide to Report

There are a number of side effects of pramlintide that you should report to your healthcare provider. These include, but are not limited to:
  • Symptoms of high blood sugar, including:
o Increased hunger
o Increased thirst
o Increased urination
o Blurred vision
o Fatigue
o Shortness of breath
o Nausea or vomiting 
  • Symptoms of low blood sugar, including:
o Sweating
o Shakiness
o Extreme hunger
o Dizziness
o Cold sweats
o Blurry vision
o Changes in behavior, such as irritability
o Loss of coordination
o Difficulty speaking
o Confusion
  • Severe nausea or vomiting
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including an unexplained skin rash, itching, hives, wheezing or trouble breathing, or unexplained swelling.

Side Effects of Pramlintide: Summary

You may experience some or none of the pramlintide side effects explained above. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have side effects from a medicine that you have never tried. Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any pramlintide side effects. Also, let your healthcare provider know if you develop something that "just does not seem right" while taking the medication. While it may not be a side effect of pramlintide, your healthcare provider should be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
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