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What do I do if I take too much Glumetza?

When taking Glumetza, follow your doctor’s directions. Taking too much can cause overdose symptoms. If these occur, immediate medical attention is required, call 911. You may need to contact your local poison control office (1-800-222-1222). Excess Glumetza can cause lactic acidosis. With this condition, the body’s oxygen levels drop. This causes lactic acid to build up in the bloodstream. It collects faster than it can be removed. The symptoms include:
  • Weakness
  • Increasing sleepiness
  • Slow heart rate
  • Cold feeling
  • Muscle pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Stomach pain
  • Feeling light-headed
  • Fainting

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