Glyburide (Diabeta) Side Effects

Publish On Type 2 Diabetes By Sandra Wilson

Glyburide Diabeta Side Effects

Known Side Effects of Glyburide (Diabeta)

Like other anti-diabetic drugs, Glyburide can also cause a wide range of side effects. These unwanted reactions can be common, severe, and rare.

In this article, we listed the different side effects of Glyburide according to their severity and impact on individuals with diabetes.

Common Side Effects

This list includes the most common or generally known adverse reactions at the start of Glyburide treatment. When you experience any of these side effects, immediate medical care is unnecessary. These are the types of responses that you can manage at home.

  • Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
  • Nausea
  • Heartburn
  • Feeling full
  • Muscle pain
  • Joint pain
  • Blurry vision
  • Mild skin rash
  • Skin redness
  • Itching
  • Numbness
  • Weight gain
  • Jaundice (yellowing of the eyes and skin)

Severe Side Effects

The following is the list of adverse reactions requiring immediate medical attention. Call your healthcare professional immediately if you experience these side effects.

  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Dizziness
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Hives
  • Skin rashes
  • Chest tightness
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Tiredness
  • Weakness
  • Dark urine
  • Jaundice (yellowing of the eyes and skin)
  • Pale skin
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Sore throat
  • Mouth sores
  • Confusion
  • Slurred speech
  • Recurrent vomiting
  • Fever or chills

Rare Side Effects

These are adverse reactions that rarely happen. In 10 individuals, only 1 or 2 may experience these side effects. These are as follows:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Chills
  • Dark urine
  • Clay-colored stools
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Light-colored stools
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Bad breath
  • Stomach pain
  • Vomiting of blood
  • Bleeding gums
  • Coma
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Nosebleeds
  • Lethargy
  • Irritability

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