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What are the side effects of metformin?

What are the side effects of metformin?

GI symptoms: The most common side effect is stomach discomfort and/or diarrhea. These symptoms usually disappear in a week. There is also a chance of renal failure and you should have your kidney function checked through the blood to make sure there are no problems before you start. ...Read more

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Metformin (Definition)

That reduces liver production of glucose- other benefits: can't cause low blood sugar when used alone, likely cariovascular benefit, may reduce complications of diabetes, may reduce cancer risk ...Read more


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What are the side effects of duphaston?

Side effects: There are a number of side effects to any drug, and this is no exception. If you feel you are having a side effect issue, call your doctor or pharmacist. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of phentermine?

What are the side effects of phentermine?

A #: Some of the possible side effects of Phentermine include: rapid heart rate, increased blood pressure, restlessness, trouble sleeping, palpitations, dizziness, tremor, headache, feeling up or down, dry mouth, constipation, loose stools & bad taste in mouth. Less common sxs include: hallucinations, aggression, fever, seizures, panic or mania. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of simvastatin?

What are the side effects of simvastatin?

Statins: This class of compounds is used to lower elevated levels of fats in the body. Common side effects include abdominal pain, diarrhea, indigestion, and a general feeling of weakness. Rare side effects include joint pain, memory loss, and muscle cramps. Cholestatic hepatitis, hepatic cirrhosis, rhabdomyolysis and myositis have been reported in patients receiving the drug chronically. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of linzess?

What are the side effects of linzess?

Linzess side effects: You should stop using Linzess and call your doctor immediately if you have a serious side effect such as severe or ongoing diarrhea, black, bloody, or tarry stools. or severe stomach pain. Other common Linzess side effects may include mild diarrhea, heartburn, vomiting, gas, bloating, mild stomach discomfort; cold symptoms and headache. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of takingnabumetone?

What are the side effects of takingnabumetone?

Few.: All nsaids may causes gastritis or ulcer. Most can elevate blood pressure by causing retention of sodium. I have only a few pts who have had issues with it. It is a fairly safe nsaid. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of diabetes?

What are the side effects of diabetes?

Complications: Complications of diabetes, which can be silent (you don't feel the damage of diabetes) and can include eye damage, heart disease (heart attacks), stroke, kidney damage, and nerve damage. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of triamterene/hctz?

What are the side effects of triamterene/hctz?

Side effects: Usually well tolerated, triamterene/HCTZ can cause abnormal electrolytes including low blood sodium, high blood potassium (esp.ly in patients with chronic kidney disease), and alkalosis. Other non-specific side effects such as nausea, headache, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue, and dizziness are also listed as possible side effects. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of benazepril?

What are the side effects of benazepril?

Common or serious?: First, let's remember that all drugs & dietary supplements have side effects. There's no such thing as a free lunch. With that in mind, then divide known side effects into common & serious (hopefully this list doesn't overlap!). For Benazepril & other ace inhibitors, a dry ticklish cough is a well known relatively common side effect. Of course, anaphylactic allergic reactions are always serious. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of espiride?

What are the side effects of espiride?

Espiride/sulpiride: Is atypical antipsychotic used mainly to treat psychosis associated with schizophrenia & major depressive disorder. Side effects include dystonia, parkinsonism, & akathisia (extrapyramidal, altho to lesser degree than older meds), low bp, long-qt syndrome, dry mouth, sweating, nausea, activation/ sedation, insomnia, allergic rash, pruritus. Rare cases of neuroleptic malignant syndrome. [not in us]. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of progesterone?

What are the side effects of progesterone?

GERD/vaginal dischar: Vaginal Progesterone (prochieve or crinone) is a very safe and effective intervention to prevent preterm birth in women with asymptomatic short cervix! topical irritation or discharge can occur but are rarely a cause to stop the therapy. If you have gerd (reflux) or constipation the extra Progesterone will make them worse. Talk to your obstetrician to determine if this is a good idea for you. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of quetiapine?

What are the side effects of quetiapine?

Can vary: •allergic reactions •fast or irregular heartbeat •increased hunger or thirst •increased urination •problems with balance •seizures •stiff muscles •suicidal thoughts or other mood changes •uncontrollable head, mouth, neck, arm, or leg movements •change in sex drive or performance •constipation •drowsy or dizzy •dry mouthstomach upsetweight gain. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of lamictal?

What are the side effects of lamictal?

Numerous: The most serious side-effect which may occur rarely is a skin rash (stevens-johnson) which is less likely when dosing is started low and slowly raised. Also, light headedness, loss of balance, mental slowing, drowsiness, fatigue, depression, drug interactions. Side effects are not excessive with Lamictal compared to other anticonvulsants. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of citalopram/celapram?

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What are the side effects of citalopram/celapram?

Citalopram(Celexa): Celexa (citalopram) side effects include restlessness, nausea, stomach upset, headaches, sweating, stiff muscles, shakes, dizziness, drowsiness, insomnia, cold/flu symptoms, decrease sex drive. Call your doctor if you have high fever, chest pains, seizures, rash, swollen face, suicidality. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of hypoglycemia?

What are the side effects of hypoglycemia?

None: In my 35 years of practice, I have never seen a case of reactive hypoglycemia. The disorder doesn't exist, if you're overweight the symptoms are a natural response to your glucose level returning to normal. A glucose tolerance test (if you've had one) is not and never will be a valid diagnostic test for hypoglycemia. Don't waste your money o GTT or any fad diets of treatments. Lose wt if heavy. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of lactulose?

What are the side effects of lactulose?

Gi: This is used for a variety of conditions but can cause nausea/bloating/vomiting/severe diarrhea/intestinal cramps and abdominal distention, as well as complications from excessive diarrhea if excessive amounts are used. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of lamotrigine?

What are the side effects of lamotrigine?

Lamictal: Rash incidence has been reported at 1 in every 1, 000 cases. Is more prevalent if patient is taking Depakote (valproic acid) due to increase level of both. Other side-effects reported are aseptic meningitis, fever, double vision, dizziness, insomnia, nightmares or vivid dreams, dry mouth/nausea/cramps, anxiety, emory problems. Incidence of these varies between patients. ...Read more

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Dr. Walter Futterweit
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Glucophage (Definition)

Glucophage is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of ...Read more