Pazomet 15 mg/500 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Pazomet 15 mg/500 mg Tablet

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Uses of Pazomet Tablet

Pazomet 15 mg/500 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Side effects of Pazomet Tablet

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Nausea, Loss of appetite, Altered taste, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea, Edema, Anemia, Weight gain, Respiratory tract infection, Bone fracture, Blurred vision.

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How to use Pazomet 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. Pazomet 15 mg/500 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Pazomet 15 mg/500 mg Tablet may cause stomach upset if taken on empty stomach.

How Pazomet 15 mg/500 mg Tablet works

Pazomet 15 mg/500 mg Tablet is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Pioglitazone and metformin. Pioglitazone is a thiazolidinedione which works by increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin. Metformin is a biguanide which decreases the production and absorption of sugar in your body and allows better use of existing insulin. Together, they provide better control of blood sugar.

In Depth Information on Pazomet 15 mg/500 mg Tablet

Warnings
Special precautions for Pazomet 15 mg/500 mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking metformin with alcohol can cause lactic acidosis and
you may experience malaise, respiratory distress, slow or irregular heartbeat, sleepiness, stomach upset, or other unusual symptoms.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pazomet 15 mg/500 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.
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Lactation
Pazomet 15 mg/500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during l
actation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is
low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Pazomet 15 mg/500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pazomet 15 mg/500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Pazomet 15 mg/500 mg Tablet is, however, not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
CAUTION
Pazomet 15 mg/500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pazomet 15 mg/500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Pazomet 15 mg/500 mg Tablet is generally started with low dose in patients with mild to moderate liver disease and its use is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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