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Drug-induced hypoglycemia

  • Treatment

    You will be given glucose. The doctor will review your diabetes treatment plan to help prevent future problems.

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    Expectations (prognosis)

    The outlook is good if the hypoglycemia is promptly detected and treated. However, long-term and repeated episodes of hypoglycemia may damage the brain and nerves.


    Complications of severe or long-term hypoglycemia include:

    • Brain and nervous system (neurologic) damage
    • Coma
    • Convulsions

    Calling your health care provider

    Call your health care provider if you have symptoms of hypoglycemia. Be sure to mention any medications you believe may be affecting the condition.