You can also develop hyperglycemia, which is high blood sugar. Symptoms are frequent urination, extreme hunger, thirst, blurred vision and weakness. If not treated, it can develop into a more serious life-threatening diabetic ketoacidosis. Symptoms are nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, fruity smelling breath and lapsing in unconsciousness. Because metformin is used in combination drugs, some of those other active ingredients may also have side effects.
- Q Can I get low blood sugar levels when taking metformin?
- Q What should I avoid while taking metformin?
- Q If I'm sick and can't eat, can I take my metformin without food?
- Q Can my child with type 2 diabetes take metformin?
- Q How does metformin help control glucose levels?
- Q How effective does Metformin remain when taken for long periods?