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What Are The Side Effects Of Taking Tablets For Diabetes
Improved Blood Sugar: By tablets I am assuming you are on an oral diabetic medication. The primary effect is lowered blood sugar levels and improved health when used properly. Adverse effects are numerous, and your pharmacist and doctor can help you with this. However, common side-effects include nausea (any pill can cause this), an allergic reaction, and excessively low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Presistent increased frequency of emptying bladder, urinating, as a symptom of a disease state. 2 types: Mellitus (high blood glucose) & Insipidus (inadequate anti-diuretic hormone). In Diabetes mellitus, the far more common, glucose concentrations are ↑ed due to combination of 8 organ system changes referred to as the "ominous octet" & aggravated by intake of sugars (simple & complex ...Read more
Not many: Hi. Metformin can cause GI upset fairly common, but better if dose is slowly titrated upward); if used in kidney disease patients, it can cause a serious illness, lactic acidosis (very rare). Glibenclamide/glyburide can cause low blood sugar (rare) or rash (also rare); it is a very archaic diabetes drug. Good luck! ...Read more
Side effects: You must report this to your doctor who will then decide what options to consider. ...Read more
poorly controlled..: Then suffer with eye disease-blindness risk; nerve disease- limb ulcers, infections -amputations; kidney disease-dialsis; heart attacks, strokes. But if well controlled can markedly reduce risk of all of these, and have normal life, no complications, normal life span. ...Read more
Thiazolidinediones: The tzds (rosiglitazone = avandia, and pioglitazone = actos) are used to lower Insulin resistance in patients with type 2 diabetes. They have also shown to have a higher risk of small bone fractures in post-menopausal women, not men. Also listed in the package inserts of these drugs are 'ovulation' as potential side effects because these drugs can restore more regular ovulation in women with pcos. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been giving trulicity new medcation for diabetes, Are side effects differnt that victoza's anything I should I know.
Same: Excellent drug. Same side effect profile. Once/week injection instead of daily. Stick with it. ...Read more
Can you tell me which medications are most often prescribed for type 2 diabetes. What are their primary side effects?
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