Pioz G 15 mg/1 mg Tablet

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Composition for Pioz G 15 mg/1 mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Pioz G 15 mg/1 mg Tablet

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Uses of Pioz G Tablet

Pioz G 15 mg/1 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Side effects of Pioz G Tablet

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Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Edema, Anemia, Weight gain, Upper respiratory tract infection, Bone fracture, Blurred vision.

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How to use Pioz G 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. Pioz G 15 mg/1 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Pioz G 15 mg/1 mg Tablet works

Pioz G 15 mg/1 mg Tablet is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Pioglitazone and glimepiride. Pioglitazone is a thiazolidinedione which works by increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin. Glimepiride is a sulfonylurea which works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose. Together, they provide better control of blood sugar.

In Depth Information on Pioz G 15 mg/1 mg Tablet

Pioz G Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Pioz G Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pioz G 15 mg/1 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
Pioz G 15 mg/1 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

Monitoring of the breastfed infant's blood glucose is advisable during maternal therapy with Pioz G 15 mg/1 mg Tablet
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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
Pioz G 15 mg/1 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pioz G 15 mg/1 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Pioz G 15 mg/1 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels which may become normal after a long time.
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Liver
CAUTION
Pioz G 15 mg/1 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pioz G 15 mg/1 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Pioz G 15 mg/1 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels which may become normal after a long time.
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Patient Concerns

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