What are some side effects of GLP-1 agonists?

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  • A , Emergency Medicine, answered
    Side effects may include low blood sugar, headache, acid reflux, indigestion, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, and skin problems at the injection site. Some people have had severe allergic reactions, pancreatitis, or gallstones. Suicidal thoughts have occurred in some people taking liraglutide. GLP-1 receptor agonists have caused thyroid cancer in animals.

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