Talk to your health care provider about possible side effects.
What are the possible side effects of Tresiba®?
Tresiba® may cause serious side effects that can be life-threatening, including:
- Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). Signs and symptoms that may indicate low blood sugar include:
- blurred vision
- slurred speech
- fast heart beat
- anxiety, irritability
- mood changes
- Low potassium in your blood (hypokalemia)
- Heart failure in some people if taken with thiazolidinediones (TZDs). This can happen even if you have never had heart failure or heart problems. If you already have heart failure, it may get worse while you take TZDs with Tresiba®. Tell your health care provider if you have any new or worse symptoms of heart failure including shortness of breath, tiredness, swelling of your ankles or feet, and sudden weight gain
Your insulin dose may need to change because of:
- change in level of physical activity or exercise
- weight gain or loss
- increased stress
- change in diet
Common side effects of Tresiba® may include:
- serious allergic reactions (whole body reactions), reactions at the injection site, skin thickening or pits at the injection site (lipodystrophy), itching, rash, swelling of your hands and feet, and weight gain
Get emergency medical help if you have:
- trouble breathing, shortness of breath, fast heartbeat, swelling of your face, tongue, or throat, sweating, extreme drowsiness, dizziness, or confusion
These are not all the possible side effects of Tresiba®. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.