Call for emergency medical assistance whenever anyone is unconscious or obviously disoriented. Severe insulin reactions can be fatal, so it is important to seek treatment immediately.
People with diabetes should contact their doctors promptly if they experience frequent episodes of hypoglycemia. They may need to adjust their daily doses of insulin, oral hypoglycemic medication or their meal plans.
If you have diabetes and you develop one or more low blood sugars during a time when you are being treated with the antibiotic ciprofloxacin (Cipro), levofloxacin (Levaquin) or gatifloxacin (Tequin), do not take any additional doses of the medication until you are able to discuss the problem with your doctor.
Nondiabetic people who experience symptoms of hypoglycemia should contact their doctors for evaluation of the problem.