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Actos (Pioglitazone) – Uses, Dosing, Side Effects

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Actos (Pioglitazone) – Uses, Dosing, Side Effects

Actose is used to control high blood sugar in type 2 diabetes non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus this form of the illness is usually caused by inability of the body to respond correctly to insulin either the body does not produce enough insulin or the cells ignore the insulin insulin is the natural hormone that helps to transfer sugar out of the blood and into

The cells where it is metabolized energy actos works by improving the response of the body to insulin rather than increasing its insulin output actos also reduces the production of unneeded sugar in the liver it is possible to use actos and rosy glutathione mallead as well alone or together with insulin injections or other oral diabetes medications such as glubazide

Glyceride metformin hydrochloride take this medication by mouth with or without food usually one time a daily follow all directions of your health care advisor is dosage is based on your medical condition possible reaction to therapy and can be corrected if you are treated by other anti-diabetic medications take this drug each time the same day is this way you

Will get the most benefit from it regularly monitor blood glucose levels it may take up to two to three months before the full benefit is realized take all other medications for diabetes according to recommendations of your doctor before taking actos tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it if you are allergic to other glutens such as rosa glutison

Triglytizin or if you have any other types of allergy do not use actos if you have certain medical conditions before to start treatment with actos notify you doctor or pharmacist if you have type 1 diabetes insulin dependent diabetes heart failure acute congestive heart failure either newly diagnosed or worsening dangerously high blood glucose diabetic ketosidosis

Liver dysfunctions before using this medication tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history especially of heart disease chronic congestive heart failure liver problems fluid in your lungs swelling edema anemia extremely lower high blood sugar levels may cause blurred vision dizziness or drowsiness be cautious engaging in activities requiring alertness

For example driving or operating machinery limit alcohol as much as possible when you are treated with this medication because it can increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia if you have fever infection injury or surgery it may complicate controlling of your blood sugar consult your doctor as you may need correction of dose or a change in your medication may

Be required women with certain fertility problems may have changes in the menstrual cycle ovulation taking this medication consult your doctor or pharmacist about prescription of reliable contraception while you are taking actos this medication should be used in pregnant women only in life-threatening conditions discuss its risks and benefits with your physician

If you are pregnant your doctor may substitute insulin for actos follow all instructions carefully there are no reports whether this drug excretes with breast milk breastfeeding is not advised while using this drug before to start breastfeeding consult your physician acto side effects include rapid heartbeat sweating confusion blurred vision headache numbness or

Tingling of the mouth weakness shakiness dizziness tiredness paleness and sudden hunger if you miss a dose take it as soon as you remember unless just a few hours remain till your next dose skip the missed dose and return the dosing schedule in case it is near the time of the next dose do not double the dose to make up the dose you missed seek emergency medical

Attention if you think you have taken too much of this medicine you may have signs of low blood sugar such as hunger weakness dizziness headache irritability drowsiness fainting sweating confusion tremors fast heartbeat seizure convulsions or coma inform your health care advisor if you are taking any other anti-diabetic medications insulin metformin or sulfonaria

Such as glyburide herbal natural products fenugreek ginseng genema this medication is able to decrease the effectiveness of certain contraceptives which may result in pregnancy take care about additional form of reliable birth control while using actos do not begin or discontinue intake of any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval store at room temperature

In a tight container away from moisture and humidity we provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions possible drug integrations or precautions information from this video cannot be used for self-treatment in self-diagnosis any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care advisor or

Doctor in charge of the case we disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain we are not responsible for any direct indirect special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information received from this video and also for consequences of self-treatment you

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