What are the side effects of Metaglip?

Common, less serious, side effects of Metaglip include: headaches, diarrhea, mild stomach pain, indigestion, nausea, stomach upset or vomiting. More serious side effects requiring immediate medical attention include: severe allergic reactions, such as rash, hives, itching, difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest and swelling of the mouth, face, lips or tongue; chest pain or discomfort; confusion; dark urine; dizziness or lightheadedness; fainting; fast or difficult breathing; feeling of being unusually cold; fever; chills; persistent sore throat; general feeling of being unwell; and low blood sugar symptoms, such as anxiety, dizziness, fast heartbeat, headaches, tremors or unusual sweating; muscle pain or weakness; severe or persistent blurred vision or other vision problems; slow or irregular heartbeat; unusual drowsiness; unusual or persistent stomach pain or discomfort; unusual tiredness or weakness; or yellowing of the skin or eyes. Metaglip also can cause a rare but serious complication called lactic acidosis. Symptoms of this condition may appear mild at first and develop into more serious problems like respiratory distress and increasing sleepiness.

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