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Pioz MF G 1 Forte Tablet SR


Overview

Introduction

Pioz MF G 1 Forte Tablet SR is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Pioz MF G 1 Forte Tablet SR is a combination medicine that can control blood sugar better than a single medication. This medicine should be used along with a proper diet and exercise for best results. It should be taken with food to avoid upset stomach, and it may cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) as a side effect. Monitor your blood sugar level regularly while taking this medicine.

Uses of Pioz MF G Tablet SR

Pioz MF G Tablet SR side effects

Common
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level)
  • Nausea
  • Taste change
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Weight gain
  • Blurred vision
  • Bone fracture
  • Respiratory tract infection

How to use Pioz MF G Tablet SR

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 MF G 1 Forte Tablet SR is to be taken with food.
Pioz MF G 1 Forte Tablet SR may cause stomach upset if taken empty stomach.

How Pioz MF G Tablet SR works

Pioz MF G 1 Forte Tablet SR is a combination of three antidiabetic medicines: Glimepiride, Metformin and Pioglitazone. They work by different mechanisms to provide better control of blood sugar when single or dual therapy is not effective. Glimepiride is a sulfonylurea which works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose. Metformin is a biguanide. It works by lowering glucose production in the liver, delaying glucose absorption from intestines and increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin. Pioglitazone is a thiazolidinedione which further increases insulin sensitivity.

Pioz MF G Tablet SR related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Pioz MF G 1 Forte Tablet SR Taking pioglitazone with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Pioz MF G 1 Forte Tablet SR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pioz MF G 1 Forte Tablet SR is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Monitor the breastfed baby’s blood sugar during treatment with Pioz MF G 1 Forte Tablet SR
Driving
CAUTION
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is too low or too high. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Pioz MF G 1 Forte Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pioz MF G 1 Forte Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Pioz MF G 1 Forte Tablet SR 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
Pioz MF G 1 Forte Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pioz MF G 1 Forte Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Pioz MF G 1 Forte Tablet SR is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Take it with food to lower your chance of having an upset stomach.
  • It may cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when used with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or if you delay or miss a meal.
  • Always carry some sugary food or fruit juice with you in case you experience hypoglycemic symptoms such as cold sweats, cool pale skin, tremor, and anxiety.
  • Your doctor may check your liver function regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop symptoms such as abdominal pain, loss of appetite, or yellowing of the eyes or skin (jaundice).

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Pioz MF G

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Since 3 years I have Type 2 Diabetes and am presently on 1 tab. of glynase MF .My fasting is 130 and PP goes up to 170-180. I want to lower it further. I have been advised to take 1 tab. of voglibose 0.3 with lunch.Iam unable to walk more than 1 k.m. due to osteoarthritis but I am cycling daily for one hour to compensate. What do I do to control B-G level more effectively?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
It is ok but further maintain your calories intake as per your BMI.CONSULT DIABETIC EDUCATOR
I have type-2 Diabetes taking trivolib1 And glisen mf 1 Two times a day.before meal.but.my sugar not controlled my.fbs sugar-236 And pp2bs.is 356 Pl,advisr what to do
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathologist
Hi I suggest you should consult your diabetologist or general practitinoer He will see all your previous records and review your treatment
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FAQs

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Pioz MF G?

No, it is not safe to drink alcohol while using Pioz MF G. Drinking alcohol may lower your blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia). Also, it can increase the chances of lactic acidosis.

Q. What should I inform the doctor before taking Pioz MF G?

Before taking Pioz MF G inform your doctor if you have congestive heart failure, kidney problems, liver problems, swelling of the back of the eye. Inform the doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or a premenopausal woman. Let the doctor know if you are taking any prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Q. Can the use of Pioz MF G lead to Vitamin B12 deficiency?

Yes, the use of Pioz MF G can cause vitamin B12 deficiency as it contains metformin in it. On long-term use, it interferes with absorption of vitamin B12 in the stomach.

Q. Can the use of Pioz MF G cause hypoglycemia?

Yes, the use of Pioz MF G can cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level). Symptoms of hypoglycemia include nausea, headache, irritability, hunger, sweating, dizziness, fast heart rate and feeling anxious or shaky. It happens more often if you miss or delay your meal, drink alcohol, over-exercise or take other antidiabetic medicine along with it. So, regular monitoring of blood sugar level is important. Always carry some sugary item like a candy or chocolate with you.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Pioz MF G?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References
  1. Glimepiride. North Harrow, Middlesex: Accord Healthcare Limited; 2008 [revised 24 Jul. 2014]. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Metformin hydrochloride oral solution. Gloversville, New York: Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc.; 2003. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Pioglitazone hydrochloride. Wooburn Green, High Wycombe: Takeda UK Ltd.; 2000 [revised 13 Sep. 2018]. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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