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What are possible side effects of DiaBeta?

The type 2 diabetes drug DiaBeta (glyburide) can cause several side effects, some serious. Potentially serious side effects include:
  • yellowing of the skin or eyes
  • light-colored stools
  • dark urine
  • pain in the upper right part of your stomach
  • unusual bruising or bleeding
  • diarrhea
  • fever
  • sore throat
  • swelling of the eyes, face, lips, tongue or throat
Call your doctor immediately if you experience any of these.

Another serious side effect is hypoglycemia, or severe low blood sugar. Ask your doctor what to do if you develop any of these signs:
  • hunger
  • shakiness
  • dizziness
  • confusion
  • difficulty speaking
  • feeling anxious or weak
Less serious side effects include:
  • nausea
  • upper abdominal fullness
  • heartburn
  • rash
You should call your doctor if any of these become bothersome or won’t go away.

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