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What to Expect

You and your doctor have taken a big first step by choosing to start on SOLIQUA 100/33. Taking down your A1c is a tough job, and while everyone is different, there can be a period of adjustment anytime you make a change. It’s important to stay focused and keep moving forward. See below to learn about the potential benefits and side effects of SOLIQUA 100/33.

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

Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) Headache Runny nose and sore throat Allergic reactions Upper respiratory tract infection Nausea and/or diarrhea

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 study of 834 patients, 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-1088.

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Work with your doctor to find the dose that’s right for you

It’s very important to work closely with your doctor as you get started on SOLIQUA 100/33. Staying connected about how you feel will help your doctor adjust your dose to find what works best for you.

Need Support?

Stay in close contact with your doctor, and track your experiences in a journal. See below for our guide to what you can expect from SOLIQUA 100/33. If you are feeling any severe side effects, be sure to seek emergency medical assistance immediately.

SOLIQUA 100/33 works 5 ways in your body

It goes to work in your bloodstream, stomach, liver, pancreas, and muscles to deliver blood sugar control and help lower your A1c. It’s important to work with your doctor to find the dose that’s right for you.