JANUMET XR Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • inadequate vitamin B12
    • a common cold
    • taste impairment
    • weight loss
    • headache
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • gas
    • diarrhea
    • abdominal bloating

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • trouble breathing
    • a common cold

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • a stuffy and runny nose
    • indigestion
    • constipation
    • a nail disorder
    • dizziness
    • flu-like symptoms
    • excessive sweating
    • chills
    • a skin rash
    • temporary redness of face and neck
    • heart throbbing or pounding
    • throat irritation
    • weight gain
    • headache

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • low blood sugar
    • increased blood acidity due to high levels of lactic acid
    • megaloblastic anemia
    • acute respiratory distress syndrome, a type of lung disorder
    • liver damage
    • inflammation of the liver with stoppage of bile flow
    • heart failure
    • inflammation of blood vessels in the skin
    • acute inflammation of the pancreas
    • acute kidney failure
    • decreased kidney function
    • bullous pemphigoid
    • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
    • skin rash with sloughing
    • hives
    • a condition with muscle tissue breakdown called rhabdomyolysis
    • a skin rash
    • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
    • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
    • necrotizing pancreatitis, or inflammation and tissue death in the pancreas

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
    • constipation
    • itching
    • backache
    • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • diarrhea
    • abnormal liver function tests
    • intense abdominal pain

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