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Can I get lactic acidosis from taking Metaglip?

Metaglip can lead to lactic acidosis, a condition where lactic acid builds up in your blood faster than it can be removed. You are more likely to get this if you have kidney or liver disease, low oxygen levels, congestive heart failure or have had a recent heart attack or stroke. If your arms become numb or weak, you feel dizzy or lightheaded or you have problems breathing or catching your breath, stop taking Metaglip and see your doctor immediately. This condition can become severe.

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