Proglycem (Diazoxide) is used in the treatment of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).
Take this medication by mouth as directed. Monitor your urine for glucose and ketones and your blood for glucose as directed while taking this medication. Notify your doctor of any unexpected results.
Headache, dizziness, anxiety, or nausea may occur. If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor. Increased hair growth on the forehead, back, arms and legs which is harmless and disappears when drug is stopped. Notify your doctor if you develop: chest pain, rapid or pounding heartbeat, easy bruising or bleeding, vision changes, skin rash, itching, sweating, extreme weakness, numbness or tingling of the hands or feet, frequent urination, thirst. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.