What are the possible side effects of diazoxide (Proglycem)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- shortness of breath, swelling in your hands or feet;
- rapid pulse;
- fast or pounding heartbeats;
- chest pain;
- blurred vision, eye pain, or seeing halos around lights;
- easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
- fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
- urinating less than usual;...
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What are the precautions when taking diazoxide capsules (Proglycem)?
Before taking diazoxide, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other thiazides (such as hydrochlorothiazide); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: low blood minerals (low potassium blood levels), diabetes, heart disease (such as heart failure, past heart attack), kidney disease, gout, liver disease.
The suspension (liquid) form of this medication contains alcohol. Caution is advised if you have diabetes, liver disease, or any other condition that requires you to limit/avoid alcohol in your diet. Ask your doctor...
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