Sitagliptin/metformin Side Effects

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

Sitagliptin/metformin

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 Sitagliptin/metformin:

Diarrhea; gas; headache; indigestion; nausea; sore throat; stomach upset; stuffy or runny nose; vomiting; weakness.

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

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty swallowing or breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, throat, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); chest pain or discomfort; decreased urination; dizziness or light-headedness; fast or difficult breathing; feeling of being unusually cold; general feeling of being unwell; muscle pain or weakness; red, blistered, swollen, or peeling skin; slow or irregular heartbeat; sudden stomach or bowel problems with nausea and vomiting or diarrhea; symptoms of pancreas inflammation (eg, severe stomach or back pain with or without nausea or vomiting); unusual drowsiness; 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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