Acarbose side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Acarbose side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Acarbose. The review is based on 2,263 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Acarbose

Acarbose has active ingredients of acarbose. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Acarbose 2,298 users)

On Nov, 26, 2017

2,263 people who take Acarbose are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Acarbose side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • pancreatitis acute
  • white blood cell count increased
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • pancreatitis
  • pyrexia
  • abdominal pain
  • blood glucose decreased
  • diarrhoea
  • flatulence
  • hyperlipidaemia
1 - 6 months:
  • hypoglycaemia
  • drug-induced liver injury
  • hepatic failure
  • hepatic function abnormal
  • hypersensitivity
  • vomiting
  • altered state of consciousness
  • angina pectoris
  • angina unstable
  • ascites
6 - 12 months:
  • hypoglycaemia
  • lung disorder
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • hepatic function abnormal
  • pancreatic disorder
  • paraesthesia
  • peripheral coldness
  • pneumonia
  • renal failure
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
1 - 2 years:
  • hypoglycaemic coma
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • osteopenia
  • urinary tract disorder
  • uterine leiomyoma
2 - 5 years:
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • infection
  • pneumonia
  • syncope
  • urine output increased
  • diarrhoea
  • hypoglycaemia
  • vomiting
  • pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • atrial fibrillation
5 - 10 years:
  • bladder cancer
10+ years:
  • renal failure acute
  • rash
  • respiratory disorder
  • vomiting
not specified:
  • renal failure acute
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • hypoglycaemia
  • weight increased
  • pyrexia
  • renal failure
  • renal impairment
  • nausea
  • dizziness

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • renal failure acute
  • vomiting
  • hypoglycaemia
  • weight increased
  • weight decreased
  • pyrexia
  • renal failure
  • dizziness
  • pneumonia
  • nausea
male:
  • pyrexia
  • weight decreased
  • hypoglycaemia
  • myocardial infarction
  • white blood cell count increased
  • vomiting
  • renal failure acute
  • weight increased
  • renal impairment
  • cardiac arrest

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • cytolytic hepatitis
  • influenza like illness
  • melaena
  • myalgia
2-9:
  • malaise
  • syncope
10-19:
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • oedema
  • pericardial effusion
  • pyrexia
  • visual acuity reduced
  • weight increased
20-29:
  • aphasia
  • febrile neutropenia
  • lactic acidosis
  • nausea
  • road traffic accident
  • hypoglycaemia
  • ketoacidosis
  • platelet count increased
  • suicidal ideation
  • syncope
30-39:
  • psoriasis
  • white blood cell count increased
  • blood glucose decreased
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • candidiasis
  • cardiac arrest
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • faecal incontinence
  • injection site pain
  • mucormycosis
40-49:
  • pyoderma gangrenosum
  • vomiting
  • blood lactate dehydrogenase increased
  • rash pustular
  • renal failure acute
  • acute lung injury
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • blood amylase increased
  • cerebellar syndrome
  • cholestasis
50-59:
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • renal failure acute
  • renal impairment
  • acute respiratory failure
  • pneumonia
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • convulsion
60+:
  • renal failure acute
  • hypoglycaemia
  • weight decreased
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting
  • dizziness
  • renal failure
  • weight increased
  • myocardial infarction
  • diarrhoea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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