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If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Galvus, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Galvus side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Galvus.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Galvus side effects are:
Rash (90 reports)
Weight Gain (64 reports)
Swelling Of Feet (47 reports)
Skin Rash (38 reports)
Dizziness (37 reports)
Liver Enzyme (36 reports)
Depression (34 reports)
Lack Of Appetite (12 reports)
Blurred Visison (10 reports)

If you have experienced a side effect listed above, you can check a box to report it.


To view a complete list of submitted side effects, please follow the link Galvus side effects . You can also compare Galvus side effects or view FDA reports.

Galvus Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Galvus reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Galvus on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

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Arrhythmia, Thrombosis
on Jul 24, 2013 Female from AR , 83 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Galvus Met. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Galvus side effects: arrhythmia, thrombosis. Galvus Met dosage: 1 Df, (850 Mg Metformin/ 50 Mg Vildagliptin).
Associated medications used:
  • Diovan (80 Mg, Daily)
  • Aspirin (1 Df, Daily)
Patient was hospitalized.

Hepatitis, Malaise, Vomiting, Ocular Icterus, Jaundice
Patient was taking Galvus. Patient felt the following Galvus side effects: hepatitis, malaise, vomiting, ocular icterus, jaundice on Aug 08, 2013 from FR Additional patient health information: Female , 77 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Galvus dosage: 50 Mg, Qd.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Loxen (50 Mg, Bid)
  • Amoxicillin-clavulanic Acid (1 Df (amox 1000 Mg, Clav 125 Mg) Tid)
  • Ceftriaxone (2 G, Qd)
  • Triatec (1.25 Mg, Qd)
  • Previscan (0.75 Df (20 Mg))
  • Medrol (1 Df (16 Mg) Qd)
  • Medrol (0.5 Df (16 Mg) Qd)
  • Lasilix (40 Mg, Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Chest Pain, Abdominal Distension, Nausea, Flatulence
Adverse event was reported on Jul 08, 2013 by a Female taking Galvus (Dosage: 2 Df (50 Mg Valsa) Daily) was diagnosed with and. Location: NL , weighting 178.6 lb, After Galvus was administered, patient encountered several Galvus side effects: chest pain, abdominal distension, nausea, flatulence. Patient was hospitalized.

Cholecystitis Infective, Bladder Dilatation, Chest Pain, Dyspnoea, Blood Glucose Increased
on Mar 05, 2014 Male from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 52 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Galvus Met. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Galvus side effects: cholecystitis infective, bladder dilatation, chest pain, dyspnoea, blood glucose increased. Galvus Met dosage: 1 Df(850 Met/50mg Vilda), Qd(in The Morning). Patient was hospitalized.


Gliosis, Visual Impairment, Memory Impairment, Dizziness, Diarrhoea
on Sep 06, 2013 Female from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , weighting 125.7 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Galvus. Patient felt the following Galvus side effects: gliosis, visual impairment, memory impairment, dizziness, diarrhoea. Galvus dosage: 2 Df, Unk.

Respiratory Arrest, Hepatic Cancer, Dysuria, Gallbladder Cancer, Cholelithiasis, Fall, Femur Fracture, Thrombosis, Cerebrovascular Accident
Patient was taking Galvus Met. After Galvus was administered, patient encountered several Galvus side effects: respiratory arrest, hepatic cancer, dysuria, gallbladder cancer, cholelithiasis, fall, femur fracture, thrombosis, cerebrovascular accident on Jul 02, 2013 from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED Additional patient health information: Male , 72 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Galvus Met dosage: 1 Df (850mg Metf/50mg Vilda), Bid (one In The Morning And One In The Evening).
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Diovan Hct (1 Df, (320 Mg Vals/ 25 Mg Amlo) In Morning)
  • Novorapid
  • Pantoprazole
  • Ritmonorm
  • Sinvastacor
  • Pressat
  • Plasil
  • Loxonin
Patient was hospitalized.


Adverse event was reported on Jul 02, 2013 by a Female taking Galvus Met (Dosage: 1 Df (500 Mg Met And 50 Mg Vilda), Bid) was diagnosed with and. Location: COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 84 years of age, .
Associated medications used:
  • Diovan (80 Mg, Qd)
  • Diovan Hct (1 Df (80 Mg Vals And 12.5 Mg Hydro), Qd)


Cerebral Ischaemia, Renal Failure Acute, Bone Disorder, Fall, Injury
on Jun 26, 2013 Female from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 91 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Galvus Met. Patient felt the following Galvus side effects: cerebral ischaemia, renal failure acute, bone disorder, fall, injury. Galvus Met dosage: 1 Df, (500 Mg Metf/ 50 Mg Vilda) Daily. Patient was hospitalized.

Syncope, Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled, Vomiting, Malaise
on Aug 23, 2013 Female from BR , 73 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Galvus. After Galvus was administered, patient encountered several Galvus side effects: syncope, blood pressure inadequately controlled, vomiting, malaise. Galvus dosage: 50 Mg, Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Apresolin (2 Df (50 Mg, 1 In The Morning And 1 In The Night) A Day)


Prostate Cancer, Anger
Patient was taking Galvus Met. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Galvus side effects: prostate cancer, anger on Jun 13, 2013 from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED Additional patient health information: Male , 71 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Galvus Met dosage: 2 Df(850/50 Mg), Daily. Patient was hospitalized.

Hepatocellular Injury, Cholecystitis, Renal Failure Acute, Hepatic Enzyme Increased
Adverse event was reported on Jun 12, 2013 by a Female taking Galvus (Dosage: 50 Mg, Unk) . Location: CH , 88 years of age, Patient felt the following Galvus side effects: hepatocellular injury, cholecystitis, renal failure acute, hepatic enzyme increased.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Metformin (500 Mg, Unk)
  • Micardis Plus (80 Mg, Unk)
  • Torasem (5 Mg, Unk)
  • Diamicron
  • Lipanthyl (200 Mg, Unk)
  • Halcion (0.25 Mg, Unk)
  • Dilatrend (12.5 Mg, Unk)
  • Distraneurin (300 Mg, Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Limb Injury, Blood Pressure Abnormal
on Jun 12, 2013 Male from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 68 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Galvus Met. After Galvus was administered, patient encountered several Galvus side effects: limb injury, blood pressure abnormal. Galvus Met dosage: 2 Df(1000/50mg), Daily.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Exforge (160/5 Mg, Unk)
  • Disgren (1 Ukn, Daily)
  • Dolo-tiaminal /00194601/ (1 Ukn, Daily)
  • Microgan (Unk Ukn, Unk)
  • Floxotisac (1 Ukn, Daily)
  • Omeprazole (1 Ukn, Daily)
Patient was hospitalized.

Intraductal Papillary-mucinous Carcinoma Of Pancreas, Pancreatitis, Hyperglycaemia, Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control
on Jun 10, 2013 Male from BR , 65 years of age, weighting 207.2 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Galvus. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Galvus side effects: intraductal papillary-mucinous carcinoma of pancreas, pancreatitis, hyperglycaemia, diabetes mellitus inadequate control. Galvus dosage: N/A.

Malaise, Nervousness, Pain In Extremity, Weight Increased
Patient was taking Galvus Met. Patient felt the following Galvus side effects: malaise, nervousness, pain in extremity, weight increased on Jun 06, 2013 from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED Additional patient health information: Male , 71 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Galvus Met dosage: 2 Df (1000 Mg Metf, 50 Mg Vild), Daily.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Cardio-respiratory Arrest, Acute Respiratory Failure, Pneumonia Aspiration, Dyspnoea, Anaemia, Malaise, Pallor, Anxiety
Adverse event was reported on Oct 24, 2013 by a Female taking Galvus Met (Dosage: 1 Df (1000 Mg Metf And 50 Mg Vild) Twice A Day) was diagnosed with and. Location: COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 89 years of age, After Galvus was administered, patient encountered several Galvus side effects: cardio-respiratory arrest, acute respiratory failure, pneumonia aspiration, dyspnoea, anaemia, malaise, pallor, anxiety.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Exelon Patch (5 Cm2/9mg (4.6 Mg/24hours), Qd)
  • Manivasc (0.5 Df (10 Mg) Bid)
  • Glimepiride (2 Df (2 Mg) Daily)
  • Naprix D (0.5 Df (5mg Ramipril And 12.5mg Hct), Bid)
  • Paroxetine Hydrochloride (2 Df (one And Half Tabet In The Morning And The Other Half In The Afternoon))
  • Simvastatin (1 Df (10mg) A Day)
  • Rivotril (1 Df (0.5 Mg) A Day)
Patient was hospitalized.

Appendicitis
on Feb 07, 2014 Female from MX , 75 years of age, was treated with Galvus. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Galvus side effects: appendicitis. Galvus dosage: 1 Df, Daily.
Associated medications used: Patient was hospitalized.

Arterial Occlusive Disease
on May 18, 2013 Male from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 79 years of age, was treated with Galvus. Patient felt the following Galvus side effects: arterial occlusive disease. Galvus dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Exforge Hct (1 Df, Daily (320 Mg Vals, 10 Mg Amlo And 25 Mg Hctz))


Nephrocalcinosis, Renal Aplasia, Blood Pressure Increased, Glucose Urine Present, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Blood Triglycerides Increased, Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled
Patient was taking Galvus Met. After Galvus was administered, patient encountered several Galvus side effects: nephrocalcinosis, renal aplasia, blood pressure increased, glucose urine present, blood cholesterol increased, blood triglycerides increased, blood pressure inadequately controlled on Sep 10, 2013 from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED Additional patient health information: Female , 55 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Galvus Met dosage: 1 Df (1 Tablet Before Breakfast And The Other Before Eating) 500 Mg Metf/50 Mg Vilda) Qd.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Diovan (1 Df, Qd)
  • Folic Acid (1 Df, Unk)
  • Neurobion /00091901/ (1 Df, Daily)


Urinary Tract Infection, Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control
Adverse event was reported on May 27, 2013 by a Female taking Galvus (Dosage: 50 Mg, Daily) . Location: COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 71 years of age, weighting 127.9 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Galvus side effects: urinary tract infection, diabetes mellitus inadequate control.
Associated medications used:
  • Diovan (2 Df (160 Mg Each), Daily)
  • Cilostazol (200 Mg, Daily)
  • Monocordil (80 Mg, Daily)
  • Selozok (50 Mg, Qhs)
  • Puran T4 (65 Mg, (in Fasting))
  • Valsartan (100 Mg, Daily)
  • Simvastatin (40 Mg, Daily)
  • Omeprazole (2 Df, Daily)
Patient was hospitalized.

Fall, Facial Bones Fracture, Bone Disorder, Depression, Blood Glucose Increased
on May 07, 2013 Female from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 69 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Galvus. Patient felt the following Galvus side effects: fall, facial bones fracture, bone disorder, depression, blood glucose increased. Galvus dosage: 2 Df, (50mg), Daily.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Diovan (2 Df(80 Mg), Daily)
  • Insulin (Unk Ukn, Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Hip Fracture, Fractured Coccyx, Fall
on May 13, 2013 Female from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 77 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Galvus Met. After Galvus was administered, patient encountered several Galvus side effects: hip fracture, fractured coccyx, fall. Galvus Met dosage: 1 Df, Tid (metf 850mg, Vild 50mg).
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Exforge D (1 Df, (vals 160mg, Amlo 5 Mg, Hctz 12.5 Mg))


Arterial Occlusive Disease, Renal Disorder
Patient was taking Galvus. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Galvus side effects: arterial occlusive disease, renal disorder on May 01, 2013 from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED Additional patient health information: Male , 79 years of age, . Galvus dosage: Unk Ukn, Unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Exforge Hct (1 Df (320/10/25mg), Daily)
  • Amlodipine (1 Df (5mg), Daily)
Patient was hospitalized.

Diabetes Mellitus
Adverse event was reported on May 01, 2013 by a Female taking Galvus Met (Dosage: 2 Df (500mg Metformin/50mg Vildagliptin), Per Day) was diagnosed with and. Location: COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 66 years of age, Patient felt the following Galvus side effects: diabetes mellitus.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Exforge (2 Df, Per Day)
  • Vitamins Nos (1 Df, Per Day)


Cerebrovascular Accident
on Aug 23, 2013 Male from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , weighting 271.2 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Galvus Met. After Galvus was administered, patient encountered several Galvus side effects: cerebrovascular accident. Galvus Met dosage: 1 Df (1000 Mg Metf And 500 Mg Vilda), 1 Tablet In The Morning And 1 Tablet At Night.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Diabetes Mellitus, Arrhythmia, Retinal Injury, Cataract, Labyrinthitis, Gastritis, Hypoaesthesia, Nervousness, Headache
on Aug 19, 2013 Female from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 70 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Galvus. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Galvus side effects: diabetes mellitus, arrhythmia, retinal injury, cataract, labyrinthitis, gastritis, hypoaesthesia, nervousness, headache. Galvus dosage: 2 Df, (50 Mg) Daily.

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