Avandamet (rosiglitazone/metformin) (cont.)

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SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effects include

Taking Avandamet with food may help lessen some of these side effects. Other commonly reported side effects include

Rare but serious side effects include new or

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

Patients suspected of have signs or symptoms of lactic acidosis must seek emergency medical help.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/20/2015

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