antidiabetics-oral (cont.)

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Side effects of meglitinides

The most common side effects of meglitinides are hypoglycemia and weight gain. The risk for hypoglycemia and weight gain appears to be low in comparison to sulfonylureas.

Side effects of α-glucosidase

α-glucosidase inhibitors most commonly cause

Side effects of SGLT-2 inhibitors

The most common side effects associated with SGLT-2 inhibitors include

  • vaginal yeast infections,
  • yeast infections of the penis,
  • Upper respiratory tract infections,
  • UTIs, and
  • changes in urination (urinary urgency, urinating more often and in larger amount).

Other reported side effects

Side effects of bile acid sequestrants

The most common side effects of bile acid sequestrants include:

Colesevelam also may cause an increase in triglyceride levels.

Side effects of bromocriptine mesylate (Cycloset)

Side effects associated with bromocriptine therapy include:\

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/8/2015

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