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Pioglit MF 7.5mg/500mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Pioglit MF 7.5mg/500mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Pioglit MF Tablet

Uses of Pioglit MF Tablet

Pioglit MF 7.5mg/500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Pioglit MF Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Pioglit MF are Nausea, Loss of appetite, Taste change, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea, Edema (swelling), Weight gain, Respiratory tract infection, Bone fracture, Blurred vision.

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

How Pioglit MF Tablet works

Pioglit MF 7.5mg/500mg 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 Pioglit MF Tablet

Pioglit MF Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Pioglit MF 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.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pioglit MF 7.5mg/500mg 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 MF 7.5mg/500mg Tablet 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
Pioglit MF 7.5mg/500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pioglit MF 7.5mg/500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Pioglit MF 7.5mg/500mg 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Pioglit MF 7.5mg/500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pioglit MF 7.5mg/500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Pioglit MF 7.5mg/500mg 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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