glipizide/metformin (Metaglip) (cont.)

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Other less common but potentially serious side effects include:

Metformin can cause a rare but serious condition known as lactic acidosis, a build-up of acid in the blood. Lactic acidosis can cause death and requires immediate treatment.

Symptoms of lactic acidosis include:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/5/2015

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