For more information, consult your physician or pharmacist. For medical guidance on side effects, contact your doctor. Common side effects of Glucovance include the following: stomach pain nausea or vomiting diarrhea dizziness This is not a complete list of Glucovance side effects. See the "Glucovance Precautions" section. With Glucovance, serious side effects have been noted. If you experience any side effects that bother you or do not go away, let your doctor know. Contact the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 to report side effects.
Inform your doctor about all of the medications you take, including any vitamins, herbal supplements, prescription and non-prescription drugs.
Until you know how Glucovance affects you, avoid operating heavy machinery or driving. If you have any of the following conditions, you should not take Glucovance: you have an allergy to Glucovance or any of its ingredients; you have liver or kidney disease; you have acute or chronic metabolic acidosis; you have congestive heart failure that is being treated with digoxin (Lanoxin) or furosemide (Lasix); you drink excessive amounts of alcohol; you are dehydrated; you are going to have surgery; you have had a heart attack, stroke, or severe infection Extreme tiredness Weakness or discomfort Unusual or unexpected stomach pain Decreased appetite Deep and rapid breathing or shortness of breath Dizziness Lightheadedness Fast or slow heart beat Flushing of the skin Muscle pain Feeling cold Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). Dizziness is a side effect of glucovance that can be accompanied by lightheadedness, shakiness, hunger, chest pain, rash, yellowing of the skin or eyes, unusual bleeding or bruising, fever, sore throat, and swelling of the eyes, face, tongue, or throat. Lactic acidosis is one of the serious side effects associated with Glucovance. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have some or all of the following symptoms of hypoglycemia. If you experience any of the following signs or symptoms of lactic acidosis, contact your healthcare provider right away.