Alternate Names : Medication-Induced Hypoglycemia, Hypoglycemia from Medications
What can be done to prevent the condition?
Although these reactions often cannot be prevented, one
should always take medicines as prescribed by the doctor. A person with
diabetes can watch his or her blood glucose at home.
Medicine can be changed by the doctor if a person notices that his or
her blood glucose levels have been on the low side. Sometimes, this
change can be made before a severe episode of hypoglycemia occurs.
What are the long-term effects of the condition?
It is now thought that repeated or long episodes of
hypoglycemia can cause permanent, mild brain damage. Severe
hypoglycemia, if left untreated, can lead to a coma