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Uses of Piomed Products

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

Piomed Products side effects


Side Effects of Piomed are Weight gain, Blurred vision, Respiratory tract infection, Numbness, Bone fracture.

How Piomed Products work

Pioglitazone is an anti-diabetic medication. It works by increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin, a natural substance that helps control blood sugar levels.

Patient Concerns about Piomed Products

Frequently asked questions about Piomed Products

Frequently asked questions about Pioglitazone

Q. Can Piomed 15 Tablet cause weight gain?
Piomed 15 Tablet commonly causes weight gain which may be dose-related. The reason for this weight gain could be fat accumulation. However, in heart failure patients it could be due to water retention in the body. Therefore, it is important to monitor weight in heart failure cases.
Q. Can Piomed 15 Tablet cause heart failure?
Piomed 15 Tablet can cause fluid retention which may aggravate or speed up heart failure. The doctor usually starts with the lowest available dose and increases the dose gradually while treating patients who have at least one risk factor for heart failure (previous heart attack, coronary artery disease, elderly). Heart failure is more common when Piomed 15 Tablet is used with insulin.
Q. Can you take Piomed 15 Tablet and metformin together?
Yes, Piomed 15 Tablet can be used with metformin where sufficient blood sugar management was not possible with metformin alone. This combination of medicines can be used in adult patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and overweight patients with poor blood sugar control.
Q. What time of day should you take Piomed 15 Tablet?
It is usually prescribed once daily and can be taken at any time of the day but preferably at the same time each day. It can be taken with or without food. You should take Piomed 15 Tablet exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
Q. How long do I need to take Piomed 15 Tablet? Can I stop the medicine for some time?
Continue taking Piomed 15 Tablet as long as your doctor recommends taking it. Treatment for diabetes mellitus is long-term so you may have to take it lifelong. However, if you have to stop it then consult with your doctor who will suggest an alternative. Do not stop taking it without consulting your doctor as it may cause blood sugar levels to rise, which could be harmful to you.
Q. Does Piomed 15 Tablet affect liver?
Yes, Piomed 15 Tablet may cause an increase in liver enzymes, and treatment with Piomed 15 Tablet should be stopped if liver enzymes increase. Hence, levels of liver enzymes should be periodically checked while on treatment with this medicine. Piomed 15 Tablet should not be prescribed to patients with liver disease.
Q. What kind of medicine is Piomed 15 Tablet? Is it like metformin?
Piomed 15 Tablet belongs to the thiazolidinediones class of anti-diabetic medicines. It helps control blood sugar levels by improving how your body uses a hormone called insulin. This is done by helping your cells become more sensitive to the insulin your body makes.
Q. Can Piomed 15 Tablet cause bladder cancer?
Piomed 15 Tablet may increase the risk of bladder cancer, though it is very rare. Immediately consult your doctor if you experience blood in your urine, pain when urinating or a sudden need to urinate, during treatment with this medicine. Piomed 15 Tablet should not be used in patients with a prior history of bladder cancer or having bladder cancer.

Products for Piomed

Piomed 15 Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Ipca Laboratories Ltd
Piomed 30 Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
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