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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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Hydrocephalus, Dementia Alzheimer^s Type, Parkinson^s Disease, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Thyroid Disorder, Gait Disturbance, Screaming, Speech Disorder, Mood Altered
on Nov 04, 2013 Male from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , weighting 202.8 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Galvus Met. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Galvus side effects: hydrocephalus, dementia alzheimer^s type, parkinson^s disease, blood cholesterol increased, thyroid disorder, gait disturbance, screaming, speech disorder, mood altered. Galvus Met dosage: 2 Df, (metf 850 Mg/ Vild 50 Mg) Daily.
Associated medications used:
  • Metformin (850 Mg, Daily)
  • Atenolol (2 Df, (25 Mg) Daily)
  • Lexapro (1 Df (15mg), Daily)
  • Diamicron (1 Df (60mg), Daily)


Cerebral Ischaemia, Poor Peripheral Circulation, Gait Disturbance, Sensation Of Heaviness, Dyskinesia, Paraesthesia, Nausea, Anxiety
Patient was taking Galvus Met. Patient felt the following Galvus side effects: cerebral ischaemia, poor peripheral circulation, gait disturbance, sensation of heaviness, dyskinesia, paraesthesia, nausea, anxiety on Oct 29, 2013 from BR Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 154.3 lb, was diagnosed with and. Galvus Met dosage: 1 Df(1000mg Metf/50 Mg Vild), Bid (1 Tablet In Morn And 1 Tablet At Night ).
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Fall, Upper Limb Fracture, Pain
Adverse event was reported on Oct 28, 2013 by a Female taking Galvus Met (Dosage: 1 Df (850 Of Met And 50 Of Vilda), Qd) was diagnosed with and. Location: COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 68 years of age, After Galvus was administered, patient encountered several Galvus side effects: fall, upper limb fracture, pain.

Blood Glucose Increased
on Oct 27, 2013 Female from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 73 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Galvus. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Galvus side effects: blood glucose increased. Galvus dosage: 1 Df (50 Mg), Daily.
Associated medications used:


Cataract, Corneal Decompensation, Eye Pain
on Oct 24, 2013 Female from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , weighting 180.8 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Galvus Met. Patient felt the following Galvus side effects: cataract, corneal decompensation, eye pain. Galvus Met dosage: 1 Df (850/50 Mg), Daily.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Diovan (320 Mg, Daily)
  • Synthroid (1 Df, Daily)


Urticaria, Pruritus
Patient was taking Galvus Met. After Galvus was administered, patient encountered several Galvus side effects: urticaria, pruritus on Oct 24, 2013 from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED Additional patient health information: Male , 66 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Galvus Met dosage: 2 Df (850/50 Mg), Per Day.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Diovan (160 Mg, Daily)
  • Glucaminol (100 Mg , Per Day (1 Of 100 Mg Or 2 Of 50 Mg))
  • Euglucon (5 Mg, Per Day)
  • Secotex (1 Df, Per Day)
  • Secotex



Adverse event was reported on Oct 22, 2013 by a Female taking Galvus (Dosage: 1 Df, (50mg Vilda), Daily) was diagnosed with and. Location: COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 79 years of age, .
Associated medications used:
  • Diovan (320 Mg, Unk)
  • Co-diovan


Blood Cholesterol Abnormal, Hypertension, Blood Glucose Increased
on Oct 21, 2013 Male from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 60 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Galvus Met. Patient felt the following Galvus side effects: blood cholesterol abnormal, hypertension, blood glucose increased. Galvus Met dosage: 0.5 Df (1000mg Metf/ 50mg Vild), Tid.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Exforge (0.5 Df (320mg Vals/ 5mg Amlo), Unk, In The Morning)
  • Competact (1 Ukn, In The Evening)
  • Pioglitazona (1 Ukn, In The Evening)
  • Metformin (850 Mg, Unk)
  • Redevant (7 Ukn, Daily)
  • Aspirina (0.5 Ukn, In The Evening)


Diabetes Mellitus, Nasal Dryness, Wound, Pain, Abdominal Rigidity, Limb Discomfort
on Nov 06, 2013 Female from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 56 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Galvus Met. After Galvus was administered, patient encountered several Galvus side effects: diabetes mellitus, nasal dryness, wound, pain, abdominal rigidity, limb discomfort. Galvus Met dosage: 1 Df (1000 Mg Vild/50mg Metf), Unk.

Infarction, Hypertension, Muscular Weakness, Blood Cholesterol Increased
Patient was taking Galvus Met. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Galvus side effects: infarction, hypertension, muscular weakness, blood cholesterol increased on Dec 06, 2013 from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED Additional patient health information: Female , 69 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Galvus Met dosage: 1 Df (850/50 Mg), Daily.
Associated medications used: Patient was hospitalized.

Intervertebral Disc Protrusion, Gait Disturbance, Dysstasia, Ear Discomfort, Pain In Extremity, Abdominal Discomfort
Adverse event was reported on Sep 30, 2013 by a Female taking Galvus Met (Dosage: 1 Df( 850 Mg Metf And 50 Mg Vilda), Daily) was diagnosed with and. Location: COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 71 years of age, Patient felt the following Galvus side effects: intervertebral disc protrusion, gait disturbance, dysstasia, ear discomfort, pain in extremity, abdominal discomfort.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Co-diovan (2 Df, (vals 160 Mg, Hydr 12.5 Mg) Daily)


Blood Glucose Increased, Hypoglycaemia, Nerve Compression, Intervertebral Disc Protrusion, Burning Sensation, Dry Mouth, Thyroid Disorder, Spinal Pain, Visual Impairment
on Nov 05, 2013 Female from BR , 65 years of age, weighting 143.3 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Galvus Met. After Galvus was administered, patient encountered several Galvus side effects: blood glucose increased, hypoglycaemia, nerve compression, intervertebral disc protrusion, burning sensation, dry mouth, thyroid disorder, spinal pain, visual impairment. Galvus Met dosage: 1 Df (850/50 Mg), Bid.

Renal Disorder
on Sep 20, 2013 Male from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 75 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Galvus. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Galvus side effects: renal disorder. Galvus dosage: 50 Mg, Unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Rasilez Hct (300 Mg, Unk)
  • Exforge (320/10 Mg, Unk)
  • Aclasta (5 Mg, Unk)


Blood Glucose Increased, Fatigue, Vision Blurred, Hyperphagia, Polyuria, Polydipsia, Hypoaesthesia, Dry Mouth, Dry Skin
Patient was taking Galvus Met. Patient felt the following Galvus side effects: blood glucose increased, fatigue, vision blurred, hyperphagia, polyuria, polydipsia, hypoaesthesia, dry mouth, dry skin on Sep 23, 2013 from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED Additional patient health information: Female , 53 years of age, weighting 183.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Galvus Met dosage: 2 Df (1000mg Met, 50mg Vilda), Daily.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Diovan (1 Df (80mg), Daily)
  • Amaryl (1 Ukn, Daily)
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids (3 Ukn, Daily)
  • Biotone (3 Ukn, At Night)


Cataract, Eyelid Ptosis, Rectal Polyp, Haematochezia, Breast Oedema, Eyelid Oedema, Eye Colour Change, Pollakiuria, Visual Impairment
Adverse event was reported on Oct 17, 2013 by a Female taking Galvus Met (Dosage: 1 Df (850/50mg), Tid (1 In Breakfast, 1 At Lunch And 1 At Afternoon Snack Or Dinner)) was diagnosed with and. Location: COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 60 years of age, After Galvus was administered, patient encountered several Galvus side effects: cataract, eyelid ptosis, rectal polyp, haematochezia, breast oedema, eyelid oedema, eye colour change, pollakiuria, visual impairment.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Diovan Amlo Fix (1 Df (320/5mg), Qd (in Morning))
  • Calcium + Vitamin D /01483701/ (500 Mg, Qd (at Lunch))
  • Linseed Oil (1 Df, Daily)



on Sep 12, 2013 Female from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 84 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Galvus. . Galvus dosage: 1 Ukn (1000mg), Daily.
Associated medications used:

Hypertension, Renal Disorder, Fatigue, Blood Glucose Decreased, Blood Urea Increased, Blood Creatinine Increased, Blood Potassium Decreased
on Sep 10, 2013 Female from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 52 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Galvus Met. Patient felt the following Galvus side effects: hypertension, renal disorder, fatigue, blood glucose decreased, blood urea increased, blood creatinine increased, blood potassium decreased. Galvus Met dosage: 1 Df(850/50 Mg), Bid.

Liver Disorder, Visual Acuity Reduced, Diabetes Mellitus, Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control, Blood Glucose Abnormal
Patient was taking Galvus Met. After Galvus was administered, patient encountered several Galvus side effects: liver disorder, visual acuity reduced, diabetes mellitus, diabetes mellitus inadequate control, blood glucose abnormal on Nov 29, 2013 from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 127.9 lb, was diagnosed with and. Galvus Met dosage: 2 Df (850/50mg), Daily.

Convulsion, Agitation, Confusional State, Dyspraxia, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Sepsis, Blood Pressure Decreased, White Blood Cell Count Increased, Pyrexia
Adverse event was reported on Nov 29, 2013 by a Male taking Galvus Met (Dosage: 2 Df,(500mg Met, 50mg Vilda) Qd) was diagnosed with and. Location: BR , weighting 158.7 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Galvus side effects: convulsion, agitation, confusional state, dyspraxia, pneumonia, pulmonary sepsis, blood pressure decreased, white blood cell count increased, pyrexia.
Associated medications used: Patient was hospitalized.

Pneumonia, Loss Of Consciousness
on Sep 02, 2013 Female from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 87 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Galvus Met. Patient felt the following Galvus side effects: pneumonia, loss of consciousness. Galvus Met dosage: 1 Df, (850mg Met, 50mg Vilda), Daily.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Exforge (1 Df, (320mg Vals, 5mg Amlo), Daily)
Patient was hospitalized.

Infarction, Coronary Artery Occlusion, Weight Decreased, Headache, Nausea, Dizziness
on Aug 30, 2013 Female from BR , 74 years of age, weighting 110.2 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Galvus Met. After Galvus was administered, patient encountered several Galvus side effects: infarction, coronary artery occlusion, weight decreased, headache, nausea, dizziness. Galvus Met dosage: 2 Df, (850 Mg Metf/ 50 Mg Vilda) Daily.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Diovan (1 Df, (320 Mg) Daily)
  • Ancoron (1 Df, (200 Mg)daily)
  • Selozok (1 Df, (50 Mg) Daily)
  • Plavix (1 Df, (75 Mg) Daily)
  • Simvastatin (1 Df, (40 Mg) Daily)
  • Pantoprazole (1 Df, (40 Mg) Daily)
  • Aspirina Prevent (1 Df, (100 Mg) Daily)


Infarction, Malaise, Balance Disorder, Dizziness, Migraine, Nausea
Patient was taking Galvus Met. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Galvus side effects: infarction, malaise, balance disorder, dizziness, migraine, nausea on Aug 29, 2013 from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED Additional patient health information: Female , 74 years of age, weighting 110.2 lb, was diagnosed with and. Galvus Met dosage: 1 Df (850/50 Mg), Bid (one In The Morning And One At Night).
Associated medications used: Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Glucose Increased, Arrhythmia, Chest Discomfort, Dry Mouth, Fatigue
Adverse event was reported on Sep 10, 2013 by a Female taking Galvus Met (Dosage: 1 Df, (500 Mg Metf/ 50 Mg Vilda/ Daily) was diagnosed with and. Location: COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 60 years of age, Patient felt the following Galvus side effects: blood glucose increased, arrhythmia, chest discomfort, dry mouth, fatigue. Patient was hospitalized.

Pneumonia, Influenza
on Aug 05, 2013 Male from BR , 70 years of age, weighting 176.4 lb, was treated with Galvus. After Galvus was administered, patient encountered several Galvus side effects: pneumonia, influenza. Galvus dosage: 50 Mg, Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Gastritis, Vomiting, Hypertension, Blood Pressure Increased, Malaise, Blood Glucose Increased, Diarrhoea, Gastroenteritis Radiation, Blood Cholesterol Increased
on Sep 03, 2013 Female from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 72 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Galvus. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Galvus side effects: gastritis, vomiting, hypertension, blood pressure increased, malaise, blood glucose increased, diarrhoea, gastroenteritis radiation, blood cholesterol increased. Galvus dosage: 50 Mg, Unk. Patient was hospitalized.

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