Saxagliptin/metformin Side Effects

Please note - some side effects for Saxagliptin/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 Saxagliptin/metformin - for the Consumer

Saxagliptin/metformin Extended-release 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 Saxagliptin/metformin Extended-release tablets:

Diarrhea; gas; headache; indigestion; mild stomach pain or upset; nausea; symptoms of respiratory tract infection (eg, cough, mild sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, sneezing); temporary metallic taste; vomiting.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Saxagliptin/metformin Extended-release tablets:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing or swallowing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, throat, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); chest pain or discomfort; dizziness or light-headedness; fainting; fast or difficult breathing; feeling of being unusually cold; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; flaking, peeling, or swelling of the skin; frequent or painful urination; general feeling of being unwell; muscle pain or weakness; slow or irregular heartbeat; symptoms of low blood sugar (eg, increased hunger or sweating, fast heartbeat, anxiety, dizziness or headache, tremors, chills, vision changes); symptoms of pancreatitis (eg, severe stomach or back pain with or without nausea or vomiting); unusual drowsiness; unusual or persistent stomach pain or discomfort; unusual tiredness or weakness.

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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