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Alogliptin-metformin Side Effects

Alogliptin and metformin are oral diabetes medicines that help control blood sugar levels. Metformin works by decreasing glucose (sugar) production in the liver and decreasing absorption of glucose by the intestines. Alogliptin works by regulating the levels of insulin your body produces after eating. Alogliptin and metformin is a combination medicine used with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes. This medication is not for treating type 1 diabetes. Alogliptin and metformin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. You should not use this medicine if you have severe kidney disease or diabetic ketoacidosis (call your doctor for treatment). This medicine may cause a serious condition called lactic acidosis. Get emergency medical help if you have even mild symptoms such as: muscle pain or weakness, numb or cold feeling in your arms and legs, trouble breathing, stomach pain, nausea with vomiting, fast or uneven heart rate, dizziness, or feeling very weak or tired. You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to alogliptin or metformin, or if you have: severe kidney disease; or diabetic ketoacidosis (call your Continue reading >>

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  1. deleted_user

    I started taking Metformin about 3 days ago. I've only felt a little dizzy...Although I'm extremely tired after taking it. Is this normal? If so, how long will it last?

  2. deleted_user

    I know everyone has different symptoms and things. I started taking metformin 2 months ago and everyone kept telling me I would feel horrible but I never did. I would ask your doctor.

  3. deleted_user

    I would ask your doctor. Everyone has differnt responses to medication. I get extremely nausiated when I take metformin, and it helped make it easier to lose weight.

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