POTENTIAL SIDE EFFECTS

It’s important to know about any possible side effects with your diabetes medication.

Please talk to your health care provider and see below to learn about the potential side effects of SOLIQUA 100/33.

Most common side effects of SOLIQUA 100/33 may include:

Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)

Nausea and/or diarrhea

Stuffy or runny nose and sore throat

Upper respiratory tract infection

Headache

Allergic reactions

These are not all the possible side effects of SOLIQUA 100/33.

Inform your doctor if you have issues like frequent urination or increased thirst, which could be symptoms of hyperglycemia, or if you sometimes experience common symptoms of hypoglycemia like hunger, dizziness, and weakness. Ask your doctor what your target blood sugar range should be and what steps you can take to reduce the risk of high or low blood sugar.

Nausea and diarrhea usually happen more frequently when you start using SOLIQUA 100/33, but often lessen within two weeks. In fact, based on a pooled analysis of the safety population (834 patients) for SOLIQUA 100/33, 1.0-1.1% of patients stopped using SOLIQUA 100/33 due to upset stomach, nausea, or diarrhea. If you are experiencing nausea, an upset stomach, or diarrhea, talk to your doctor. Here are a few tips that may help:

  • Eat mild foods like dry crackers
  • Eat foods that aren’t fried, fatty, spicy, or very sweet, and reduce portion sizes
  • Sip liquids like lukewarm tea or clear broth
  • Limit alcohol or caffeine consumption
  • Stay hydrated – drink plenty of water or sip clear broth

Call your doctor for medical advice about any side effects you may be experiencing. You are encouraged to report any side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-10881-800-FDA-1088.

Talking to your doctor about SOLIQUA 100/33

With any diabetes medication, it’s natural to have questions for your doctor. Visit our resources to prepare for your next appointment.