Pioglit 15 mg
Pioglit 30 mg
Pioglit is a drug used to control high blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. It is an anti diabetic drug. It makes the blood cells more sensitive to the action of insulin thus lowering the blood sugar levels in the body. It is used in combination with a proper diet and exercise program to maximize its effects. It also helps in preventing kidney damage, nerve problems and sexual problems. Controlling blood sugar level also helps reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke.
Pioglit is a prescribed drug and should always be taken under the guidance of a medical expert. It is available in three doses: 15 mg, 30 mg and 45 mg orally consumed tablets. The course duration for this medication is normally3 to 6 months after which the doctor examines its effects on the patient.
There are a few conditions under which you shouldn't take Pioglit: if you are allergic to any ingredients of this medicine, if you have suffered from a heart attack in the past or if you have any liver disease. It is also important to mention to your doctor if you are currently using any prescribed drugs or dietary supplements. Pioglit might also cause changes in the menstrual cycle and increase the risk of becoming pregnant. Hence, it is advisable to use reliable birth control while using this medication. During pregnancy, use this drug only when it's extremely necessary. Pioglit might also cause certain side effects.
Side effects: headache, sinusitis, myalgia, pharyngitis, mild to moderate hypoglycemia and decrease in hemoglobin and hematocrit.
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