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Pioglit 15 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Pioglit Tablet

Pioglit 15 Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is used along with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.

Pioglit Tablet side effects

Common
  • Weight gain
  • Blurred vision
  • Respiratory tract infection
  • Numbness
  • Bone fracture

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

How Pioglit Tablet works

Pioglit 15 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.

Pioglit Tablet related warnings

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

What if you miss a dose of Pioglit Tablet?

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

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Pioglit 15 Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • Pioglit 15 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 Pioglit 15 Tablet.
  • Full effect may be visible after several weeks of starting Pioglit 15 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Pioglit with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Zencort-M, Welone
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nudiglue-C
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Budojet
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycool, Proparise
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Kopram
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Flotin, Serodep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Excrete
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Acert, Dipain
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Pioglit

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I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in January and I m taking medicine. Now it's under control. Can you suggest me a meal plan that I can go for to control my weight and diabetes. Thank you
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,egg, homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water.Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on shikhamishra.nutrition@gmail.com do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio or weights
I have type 2 diabetes since 2 years. Since 6 months, my sugar level remains between 130-150. I take doctor prescribed Gluconorm tablet twice a day. Is it enough?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
I think you should follow diabatic diet chart which will help you to your sugar level in normal limit with tab. gluconorm
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