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G Tase 15mg Tablet

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Composition for G Tase 15mg Tablet

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Primary uses of G Tase 15mg Tablet

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10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of G Tase Tablet

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Uses of G Tase Tablet

G Tase 15mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
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G Tase Tablet side effects

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Weight gain, Blurred vision, Respiratory tract infection, Numbness, Bone fracture.

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How to use G Tase Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. G Tase 15mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How G Tase Tablet works

G Tase 15mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It works by increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin, a natural substance that helps control blood sugar levels.

In Depth Information on G Tase Tablet

Expert advice for G Tase Tablet

  • G tase helps to control blood sugar level and avoids long-term complications.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with G tase.
  • Full effect may be visible after several weeks of starting G tase.
  • Weight gain, headache, and swelling due to fluid build-up may occur.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience shortness of breath, heart problems, or any abnormal swelling.
  • May not be suitable for patients with a history of heart failure or bladder cancer.
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G Tase Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for G Tase Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking pioglitazone with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
G Tase 15mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
G Tase 15mg Tablet 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 G Tase 15mg Tablet
Driving
SAFE
G Tase 15mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
G Tase 15mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of G Tase 15mg Tablet is recommended.
Use of G Tase 15mg Tablet is not recommended in patients undergoing dialysis.
Liver
CAUTION
G Tase 15mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of G Tase 15mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of G Tase 15mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of G Tase Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of G Tase 15mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about G Tase Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Pioglitazone

No. G tase 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.
Q. Is G tase a diuretic?
No. G tase is not a diuretic. It is used in the treatment of Diabetes Mellitus. Diuretics are those medicine which increases urination.
Q. Can G tase used in Hepatitis B infection?
Some studies have shown that G tase may be helpful in preventing Hepatitis B Virus-associated Hepatocellular Cancer (Liver Cancer). However, these findings are still very preliminary and clear role has not been established.
G tase 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.
Q. Can G tase used along with Vitamin D?
Studies indicate that Vitamin-D combined with G tase may be more effective in improving Bone Mineral Density and Bone Metabolism than Vitamin-D or G tase alone in the treatment of Diabetes Mellitus patients with kidney dysfunction (Diabetic Nephropathy).
Q. Can G tase be used along with sitagliptin?
Combination therapy with Sitagliptin and G tase leads to a substantial and sustained improvement in glycemic (blood sugar) control compared to the treatment with G tase alone. This is useful for patients who cannot tolerate Metformin or Sulfonylureas.
Recent evidence suggests that G tase 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.
Q. Can G tase and repaglinide combined in diabetes treatment?
For patients who previously failed oral antidiabetic therapy, the combination of Repaglinide and G tase have acceptable safety, with greater reductions of glycemic parameters (blood sugar levels) than using either agent alone.
Large population studies indicate that G tase is associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer. The absence of an association of bladder cancer with the other drug of the same class, Rosiglitazone, suggests that the increased risk is drug specific and not a class effect.
Q. Can G tase be used along with glimepiride in diabetes?
G tase when added to Glimepiride in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus, has been found to significantly reduce plasma lipid levels and significant improvement in blood pressure control related to a reduction in the insulin resistance.
No. G tase is not a steroid. It is an anti-diabetic medication which belongs to the class of thiazolidinediones.
G tase is an anti-diabetes drug used along with a proper diet and exercise program to control high blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes. G tase acts as an insulin sensitizer and decreases the extent of insulin resistance in the body too.
G tase cardiovascular safety profile compares favourably with that of Rosiglitazone. G tase has been found to be associated with bladder tumours but causality assessment has not been proved yet.
G tase increases the permeability of fluid in tiny blood vessels called capillaries. This results in easier movement of fluids across the membrane and their consequent accumulation, resulting in oedema (puffiness). Also, G tase causes increased sodium and water reabsorption from the kidney that contributes to the oedema.
The mechanism behind the link between G tase use and bladder cancer is still unknown. Studies have suggested that use of G tase for more than one year results in increased risk of development of tumour of the urinary bladder.
Studies in animals have concluded that G tase 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 addition of G tase 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.
Findings indicate that G tase treatment is associated with a reduced dementia risk in Diabetes mellitus patients. Prospective studies are needed to evaluate a possible neuroprotective effect in these patients in an ageing population.
G tase 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 use of G tase for plaque psoriasis treatment is controversial. Some studies revealed no effect of G tase 30 mg daily neither on the clinical response of moderate-to-severe psoriasis whereas others demonstrate that it could be considered as an efficacious and safe agent for the treatment of plaque psoriasis.
In a research study in a small number of autistic children, daily treatment with 30 or 60 mg G tase for 3–4 months induced apparent clinical improvement. G tase should be considered for further testing of therapeutic potential in autistic patients but as of now, autism is not an approved indication for G tase use.
G tase, either alone or as add-on therapy to conventional treatments, could clinically benefit patients of major depression according to a study.
A recent study shows that although G tase causes a significant decrease in blood sugar, HbA1C and lipid levels, it is associated with weight gain, which would limit its utility. It has not been shown to cause weight loss.
G tase has also been used to treat non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (fatty liver), but this use is presently considered experimental.
G tase reduces recurrent stroke and major vascular events in stroke patients with insulin resistance, prediabetes, and diabetes mellitus. However, its use as a preventive therapy requires more research.

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Taking G Tase with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Medicines with composition Trimethoprim: Tmp
G Tase with Insulin Lispro
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Medicines with composition Insulin Lispro: Humalog
G Tase with Fenofibrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenofibrate: Lipicard, Trichek, Fenolip, Stanlip, Fenocard, Fibral, Fenodac, Fenofibric, Tgr, Trifeno, TG Chek, Fibrate
G Tase with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
G Tase with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Cita, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola, Cytop, Madam, Citalin, Citara
G Tase with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
G Tase with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
G Tase with Pancreatin
SERIOUS
G Tase with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Ristor, Dejac, Xydap, Dapox, Ejalong, Prilyxet, Duralast
G Tase with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Lopid, Regulipid
G Tase with Clonidine
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Medicines with composition Clonidine: Arkamin, Cloneon, Catapres
G Tase with Lactase
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lactase: Cry NO
G Tase with Insulin Glulisine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Glulisine: Apidra
G Tase with Metolazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metolazone: Metoz, Diurem, Zytanix, Zalat, Metadure, Lazon, Metolaz
G Tase with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
G Tase with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
G Tase with Budesonide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Budesonide: Bunide, Budvent
G Tase with Orlistat
SERIOUS
G Tase with Pindolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
G Tase with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort, Vetalog, Bonacort
G Tase with Octreotide acetate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Octreotide acetate: Octotide, Octride, Sandostatin LAR, Octate, Varioct, Actide, Otide, Ferotide, Sandostatin
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