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What side effects do gliptins cause?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Side effects may include inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis), liver failure, and severe hypersensitivity reactions. Other side effects may include headaches, cough, inflamed throat and sinuses, upper respiratory infections, urinary tract infections, joint pain, and back pain.

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