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Are there any risks in taking Actoplus Met?

Actoplus Met poses a risk of new congestive heart problems or aggravated heart problems in those who have preexisting issues. The drug also poses a risk of liver problems. Also, the drug metformin - the Met in Actoplus Met - creates a risk for a rare disorder called lactic acidosis. This condition is generally seen in people with kidney issues and poses a serious risk of death if not promptly treated. Finally, because the drug lowers your blood sugar, you may run the risk of letting your blood sugar get too low, particularly if you skip meals, exercise extensively, or drink alcohol. Become familiar with the symptoms of low blood sugar and always have food or a glycogen injection on hand in case this occurs.

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