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Pioglar MF 7.5 mg/500 mg Tablet MR

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Composition for Pioglar MF 7.5 mg/500 mg Tablet MR

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Primary uses of Pioglar MF 7.5 mg/500 mg Tablet MR

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Pioglar MF Tablet MR

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Uses of Pioglar MF Tablet MR

Pioglar MF 7.5 mg/500 mg Tablet MR is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Pioglar MF Tablet MR side effects

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

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How to use Pioglar MF Tablet MR

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. Pioglar MF 7.5 mg/500 mg Tablet MR is to be taken with food.
Pioglar MF 7.5 mg/500 mg Tablet MR may cause stomach upset if taken on empty stomach.

How Pioglar MF Tablet MR works

Pioglar MF 7.5 mg/500 mg Tablet MR 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 Pioglar MF Tablet MR

Pioglar MF Tablet MR related warnings
Special precautions for Pioglar MF Tablet MR
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.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pioglar MF 7.5 mg/500 mg Tablet MR 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
Pioglar MF 7.5 mg/500 mg Tablet MR is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Pioglar MF 7.5 mg/500 mg Tablet MR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pioglar MF 7.5 mg/500 mg Tablet MR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Pioglar MF 7.5 mg/500 mg Tablet MR is, however, not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Pioglar MF 7.5 mg/500 mg Tablet MR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pioglar MF 7.5 mg/500 mg Tablet MR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Pioglar MF 7.5 mg/500 mg Tablet MR 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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