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Posted by Administrator on February 6, 2009 at 17:30
Type 2 diabetes medications can prevent dangerous blood sugar levels, but can also be harmful in and of themselves. When starting a new medication, you should be aware of the possible side effects and what those side effects may indicate.
Nearly every diabetes medication comes with minor side effects, including nausea, vomiting, gas, diarrhea, cold-like symptoms and weight gain. These will typically lessen over time.
There are some diabetes drugs, however, that come with severe side effects, including hypoglycemia, bladder cancer, lactic acidosis, acute pancreatitis and cardiac problems. Many complications can be avoided if you know what to look for.
Hypoglycemia can be caused by sulfonylureas, which work to control blood sugar by…Continue
Posted by David on July 16, 2012 at 15:30