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.
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