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Composition FOR PIOGLIT 7.5mg tablet

Pioglitazone(7.5mg)

food interaction for PIOGLIT tablet

alcohol interaction for PIOGLIT tablet

pregnancy interaction for PIOGLIT tablet

lactation interaction for PIOGLIT tablet

medicine interaction for PIOGLIT tablet

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Pioglit 7.5mg tablet at a fixed time.
Taking pioglitazone with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
UNSAFE
Pioglit 7.5mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR PIOGLIT 7.5mg tablet

    Pioglitazone(7.5mg)

    Pioglit tablet uses

    Pioglit 7.5mg tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes

    How pioglit tablet works

    Pioglit 7.5mg tablet restores the body's ability to use insulin, lowering the blood sugar levels. Pioglit 7.5mg tablet also decreases the amount of glucose absorbed from food in the intestine and decreases glucose production in the liver.

    Common side effects of pioglit tablet

    Blurred vision, Respiratory tract infection, Bone fracture, Numbness

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR PIOGLIT 7.5MG TABLET

    Patients taking PIOGLIT 7.5MG TABLET

    • 87%
      Once A Day
    • 8%
      Twice A Day
    • 5%
      Thrice A week

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    Expert advice FOR PIOGLIT tablet

    • Notify your doctor if you have liver disease. 
    • Notify your doctor if you have or ever had urinary bladder cancer.
    • Pioglitazone does not help patients who have type 1 diabetes.
    • Type 2 diabetes can be controlled with a proper diet alone or a diet along with exercise. A planned diet and exercising are always important when you have diabetes, even when you are taking antidiabetic medicines. 
    • Notify your doctor if you had a heart failure in the past. 

    Frequently asked questions FOR PIOGLIT 7.5mg tablet

    Pioglitazone

    Q. Does pioglitazone cause hair loss?
    No, pioglitazone does not cause hair loss. However, if you experience such side effects, consult your doctor
    Q. Does pioglitazone cause bladder cancer or any other cancer?
    In clinical studies, more people who took pioglitazone for more than one year developed bladder cancer as compared to those who did not take pioglitazone. It is recommended to consult your doctor about the risk of taking this medication if you have had bladder cancer in the past or have a history of passing blood in urine. No other cancer type has been linked with use of pioglitazone
    Q. Does pioglitazone cause heart failure?
    Pioglitazone can cause fluid retention, which may worsen or precipitate heart failure
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    Q. Is pioglitazone safe?
    Pioglitazone is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 30 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)