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When should I call my doctor if I am taking DiaBeta?

The diabetes drug DiaBeta (glyburide) can cause several side effects that may require medical attention. If you experience any of the following, call your doctor immediately:
  • 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 about the following symptoms if they become persistent or severe:
  • nausea
  • upper abdominal fullness
  • heartburn
  • rash
You should also call your doctor if you experience any symptoms of hypoglycemia, which can occur if you take DiaBeta. Symptoms include:
  • hunger
  • shakiness
  • dizziness
  • confusion
  • difficulty speaking
  • feeling anxious or weak

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