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Path 15 mg Tablet

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Composition for Path 15 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Path 15 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
79.75
₹5.32/Tablet
15 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Path Tablet

Uses of Path Tablet

Path 15 mg 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.

Path Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Path are Weight gain, Blurred vision, Respiratory tract infection, Numbness, Bone fracture.

How to use Path 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. Path 15 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Path Tablet works

Path 15 mg 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 Path Tablet

Expert advice for Path Tablet

  • Path 15 mg Tablet 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 Path 15 mg Tablet.
  • Full effect may be visible after several weeks of starting Path 15 mg Tablet.
  • 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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Path Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Path Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking pioglitazone with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Path 15 mg 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
Path 15 mg 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 Path 15 mg Tablet
Driving
SAFE
Path 15 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Path 15 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Path 15 mg Tablet is recommended.
Use of Path 15 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients undergoing dialysis.
Liver
CAUTION
Path 15 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Path 15 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Path 15 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Path Tablet?

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Path

Hair gone on my beard like path under chin
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Tab. Hautvit Forte once daily for 2 months.Apply Tugain 5% Solution for application 1ml at night for one month over Bald Patches.Increase Protein in your Diet. Green Leafy Vegetables.
Wants to know about clear path aligner and other options to get teeth straight
Dr. Rohan Bhatt
Dentist
U hv to visit dentist for thisClear aligner start from 80000aproxNormal starts from 18000
My name is PATIENT routine is very bad I have lose weight no activeth no work My schedule very poor plus advice me waight loose Hoymo path medicin
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
The weight reduction depends upon many factors, including family, personal and medical history. Over weight may be due to lifestyle disorders, bad eating habits and other chronic diseases. For effective weight reduction the concentration should be primarily on natural ways. Therefore, please consult a dietician and a trainer for taking guidance for food and exercise. In homeopathy, you can take Phytolacca berry tabs, 2 tab thrice daily for a month and observe the changes.
I have acne problem on my face with many years before i consulted many doctors but my problem is still not solved so please suggest me the right path
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
faceclin gel twice daily over affected area.Deriva MS gel once in a week on pimples only. PEELS to clear acne n spots -skin clinic 9XXXXXX Rejuglow face wash/saslic DS washand episoft -oc clearser. Increase water intake ,citrus fruits n green vegetables.
My mother is taking tablet GP2 Thrice daily before meals still her fasting sugar is 215 & post lunch is around 315. She can't tolerate metformin severe nausea Which drug should very alter
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
just change the drug to after meal thats all u needand secondly, i will suggest u modify the treatenet plan, Can U tell me few reports or get it done from good lab,1-Serum Creatinine, 2-BUN, 3-Chest X ray(PA View Digital), 4-Blood sugar Fasting & PP, 5-CBC, 6-Urine for Protein,7- ECG, 8-Cholestrol, 9- AST & ALT ,,,, and also HBA1c from reliable labs Like SRL, Ranbaxy, Lal Path or any good one
Hey doctor! I always think about my future.that when i will grow big ,how i will talk to my boss and i will buy a cat or dog.I will never marry.Who will live with me.how my lifestyle would be .etc. etc. And that is why i can't cocentrate on studies what should i do?I am in class 9 only.I think that when i will grow up i will have a cat and my cat will eat food from plate and i will place her in my arms.i will sleep with her in alone nights.my aim is engineer so i always think that who will live with me when i will be attending coaching in kanpur or somewhere else.i am from a small city so i always think i will make a big house and there will be so much servants.i will order one to go and bring my laptop My imagination has no end Whenever i see a nice guy i fall for him it does not matter if he is 7-14 years big than me.when i see goodlooking or good student kind of guy i want him also to see me.How to stop this wrong attraction? And these wrong imagination.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
When we are young, we have all sorts of fantasies and fears. They are different for different people depending upon their temperament and upbringing. Gradually we integrate Life experiences and our own expectations and define a path for ourselves. If you feel confused and lack focus, see a psychotherapist/ psychologist.
I am taking Thyronorm 100 mcg since last 2 years.I had TSH excess than requirement but there was no symptoms of thyroid disorder.Should I leave to take said pills?
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
get following test donefT3 fT4 TSH*3rd generation) remind you do it from good lab give sample in afternoon and also its Free T3 Free T4 ahd TSH of 4rth generationdo it from authentic good lab , like SRL or Lal PAth LAb

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Frequently asked questions about Path Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Pioglitazone
Q. Is Path a blood thinner?
No. Path 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 Path a diuretic?
No. Path is not a diuretic. It is used in the treatment of Diabetes Mellitus. Diuretics are those medicine which increases urination.
Q. Can Path used in Hepatitis B infection?
Some studies have shown that Path 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.
Q. Can Path used in Hepatitis C infection?
Path 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 Path used along with Vitamin D?
Studies indicate that Vitamin-D combined with Path may be more effective in improving Bone Mineral Density and Bone Metabolism than Vitamin-D or Path alone in the treatment of Diabetes Mellitus patients with kidney dysfunction (Diabetic Nephropathy).
Q. Can Path be used along with sitagliptin?
Combination therapy with Sitagliptin and Path leads to a substantial and sustained improvement in glycemic (blood sugar) control compared to the treatment with Path alone. This is useful for patients who cannot tolerate Metformin or Sulfonylureas.
Q. Is there any role of Path in Alzheimer disease?
Recent evidence suggests that Path 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 Path and repaglinide combined in diabetes treatment?
For patients who previously failed oral antidiabetic therapy, the combination of Repaglinide and Path have acceptable safety, with greater reductions of glycemic parameters (blood sugar levels) than using either agent alone.
Q. Does Path cause urinary bladder tumour?
Large population studies indicate that Path 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 Path be used along with glimepiride in diabetes?
Path 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.
Q. Is Path a steroid?
No. Path is not a steroid. It is an anti-diabetic medication which belongs to the class of thiazolidinediones.
Q. How to use Path?
Path 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. Path acts as an insulin sensitizer and decreases the extent of insulin resistance in the body too.
Q. How safe is Path?
Path cardiovascular safety profile compares favourably with that of Rosiglitazone. Path has been found to be associated with bladder tumours but causality assessment has not been proved yet.
Q. How does Path cause oedema?
Path 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, Path causes increased sodium and water reabsorption from the kidney that contributes to the oedema.
Q. How does Path cause bladder cancer?
The mechanism behind the link between Path use and bladder cancer is still unknown. Studies have suggested that use of Path for more than one year results in increased risk of development of tumour of the urinary bladder.
Q. How Path protects against atherosclerosis?
Studies in animals have concluded that Path 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.
Q. Can Path be used with insulin?
The addition of Path 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.
Q. Can Path used for dementia?
Findings indicate that Path 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.
Q. Can Path used for infertility?
Path 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.
Q. Can Path used for psoriasis?
The use of Path for plaque psoriasis treatment is controversial. Some studies revealed no effect of Path 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.
Q. Can Path used for autism?
In a research study in a small number of autistic children, daily treatment with 30 or 60 mg Path for 3–4 months induced apparent clinical improvement. Path should be considered for further testing of therapeutic potential in autistic patients but as of now, autism is not an approved indication for Path use.
Q. Can Path be used in depression?
Path, either alone or as add-on therapy to conventional treatments, could clinically benefit patients of major depression according to a study.
Q. Can Path used for weight loss?
A recent study shows that although Path 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.
Q. Can Path be used to treat fatty liver?
Path has also been used to treat non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (fatty liver), but this use is presently considered experimental.
Q. Can Path be used for secondary stroke prevention?
Path 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Path with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Path with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Collagen Peptide: Nudiglue-C
Path with Propranolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Propranolol: Psycool, Proparise
Path with Budesonide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Budesonide: Budojet
Path with Diacerein
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diacerein: Acert, Dipain
Path with Deflazacort
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Deflazacort: Ducort, Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef
Path with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Methylprednisolone: Zencort-M, Welone
Path with Escitalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Escitalopram: Kopram
Path with Fluoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluoxetine: Flotin
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