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Took Istavel 400, Azulux 4 to control sugar. Nausea, appetite loss, tasteless mouth, energy low. Side effects?

i was taking GEMER2 AND VOBIT.3 for diabetes .few days back i had to undergo for surgery so endocrino changed the priscption and started giving me Istavel 400 AND aZULUX 4 . i started having imense nausea ,loss of appetite , tasteless mouth, and then vomiting also started ,started feeling low ,not able to speak, low in energy ,in one word felling very very sick.please guide me as i feel it is due the med. as when with my drs. advise i stopped the medicines i felt better
Asked On : Wed, 13 Mar 2013
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Azulix is a combination of Metformin & Glimepiride. Istavel is Sitaglyptin. Sitaglyptin is used in combination with metformin & glimepiride for better control of Diabetes. Sitaglyptin results in loss of appetite. Common side effects of Metformin are nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea abdominal discomfort, metallic taste & loss of appetite. Usually these side effects of Metformin are temporary but in 3% people it may be severe necessitating changeover to another group of antidiabetic drug. You should not stop antidiabetic drugs without consulting your physician.
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