Rosiglitazone/metformin Side Effects

Please note - some side effects for Rosiglitazone/metformin may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

Side Effects of Rosiglitazone/metformin - for the Consumer


Applies to: tablets

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Rosiglitazone/metformin:

Back or joint pain; cold-like symptoms; diarrhea; dizziness; headache; indigestion; nausea; stomach upset; tiredness.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Rosiglitazone/metformin:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); blurred vision or other vision changes; chest, jaw, or arm pain or discomfort; dark urine; fainting; fast or difficult breathing; feeling of being unusually cold; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; general feeling of being unwell; lightheadedness; muscle pain or weakness; numbness of an arm or leg; persistent loss of appetite; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; severe or persistent nausea or vomiting; shortness of breath; slow or irregular heartbeat; sudden, severe headache or dizziness; sudden, unexplained weight gain; swelling of the hands, ankles, legs, or feet; symptoms of low blood sugar (eg, anxiety, increased sweating, dizziness or drowsiness, headache, chills, tremors, increased hunger); unusual bone pain (especially in the hand, foot, or upper arm); unusual stomach pain or discomfort; unusual tiredness or weakness; yellowing of the eyes or skin.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.


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