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1 year ago
Can Pioglitazone be used to treat fatty liver?
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1 year ago
Pioglitazone has also been used to treat non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (fatty liver), but this use is presently considered experimental.
The information given above is for Pioglitazone which is the active ingredient of Pioglitazone.
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1 year ago
Is the use of Pioglitazone safe in pregnancy?
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1 year ago
Pioglitazone may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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1 year ago
Can Pioglitazone used in Hepatitis C infection?
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1 year ago
Pioglitazone has been shown to inhibit Liver Cancer (HCC) recurrence in overweight Hepatitis C Virus-infected diabetic patients. It also improved insulin resistance (a state where the body is resistant to the effects and functions of the insulin hormone) in them.
The information given above is for Pioglitazone which is the active ingredient of Pioglitazone.
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1 year ago
Is Pioglitazone a steroid?
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1 year ago
No. Pioglitazone is not a steroid. It is an anti-diabetic medication which belongs to the class of thiazolidinediones.
The information given above is for Pioglitazone which is the active ingredient of Pioglitazone.
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1 year ago
How Pioglitazone protects against atherosclerosis?
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1 year ago
Studies in animals have concluded that Pioglitazone improves the elasticity of the aortic wall ( the aorta is a large blood vessel that arises from the heart and supplies oxygenated blood to the rest of the body). This may be a mechanism by which it protects against atherosclerosis, but more studies are needed to confirm this.
The information given above is for Pioglitazone which is the active ingredient of Pioglitazone.
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1 year ago
Can Pioglitazone be used with insulin?
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1 year ago
The addition of Pioglitazone reduces daily insulin dosages, but study findings have not been consistent. Improvement of lipid profiles has also been weak with this combination therapy. Long-term studies are needed before any conclusions can be reached. Combination therapy should be primarily used for patients who achieve an insufficient reduction in blood sugar with insulin alone.
The information given above is for Pioglitazone which is the active ingredient of Pioglitazone.
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1 year ago
Can Pioglitazone used for infertility?
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1 year ago
Pioglitazone may be of use in infertile patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) who are resistant to conventional ovulation induction such as by drugs like Clomiphene, Dexamethasone, or Metformin.
The information given above is for Pioglitazone which is the active ingredient of Pioglitazone.
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1 year ago
Can Pioglitazone used for autism?
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1 year ago
In a research study in a small number of autistic children, daily treatment with 30 or 60 mg Pioglitazone for 3–4 months induced apparent clinical improvement. Pioglitazone should be considered for further testing of therapeutic potential in autistic patients but as of now, autism is not an approved indication for Pioglitazone use.
The information given above is for Pioglitazone which is the active ingredient of Pioglitazone.
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1 year ago
Is the use of Pioglitazone safe in lactation?
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1 year ago
Pioglitazone is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby. Monitor the breastfed baby’s blood sugar during treatment with Pioglitazone
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1 year ago
What are the uses of Pioglitazone?
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1 year ago
The common side effects seen with use of Pioglitazone are: Type 2 diabetes
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1 year ago
Is Pioglitazone a blood thinner?
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1 year ago
No. Pioglitazone is an anti-diabetic medication. Blood thinners are the medicine that prevents the formation of a harmful blood clot. These include medicines like Aspirin, Heparin and Warfarin.
The information given above is for Pioglitazone which is the active ingredient of Pioglitazone.
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1 year ago
Is there any role of Pioglitazone in Alzheimer disease?
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1 year ago
Recent evidence suggests that Pioglitazone may be beneficial in Alzheimer's disease (AD), decreasing the cognitive decline early in the disease process. However, larger studies are now in progress to establish the same.
The information given above is for Pioglitazone which is the active ingredient of Pioglitazone.
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