Question by  GreenTema (223)

What are the Glucophage side effects?

I haven't been feeling well since I started taking it.


Answer by  cryan (6)

Glucophage (metformin) can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, gas, indigestion, weakness, abdominal discomfort, or headache. The most serious side effect is lactic acidosis, which is dangerous and can be fatal.


Answer by  kbbaybee16 (350)

The side effects of that medicine is : Diarrhea; gas; headache; indigestion; nausea; stomach upset; temporary metallic taste;and vomiting. Sorry you havent been feeling good. Hope this helps you out.


Answer by  kruss01 (40)

The main side effect of Glucophage is nausea that usually subsides after you take it for a while, call your physician if you are still having problems.


Answer by  Connie45 (1110)

Used for type 2 diabetes mellitus, possible side effects of Glucophage are headache, dizziness, weakness, nausea, fatigue, diarrhea, heartburn, hypoglycemia, thrombocytopenia, and rash. It is contraindicated in those with a history of lactic acidosis, congestive heart failure, elevated creatinine, and alcoholism. It should be taken with caution by those who are pregnant or have thyroid problems.

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