Pioglar-G Tablet (Pioglitazone 15mg / Glimepiride 2mg)
|COUNTRY OF ORIGIN||India|
|INDICATION||Type 2 diabetes mellitus|
|PACKAGING||10 tablets in 1 strip|
|MANUFACTURER||Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd|
|COMPOSITION||Pioglitazone (15mg) + Glimepiride (2mg)|
It is a combination medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. This medicine is used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Adequate sugar control lessens your risk of heart attack or stroke also.
Should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It must be taken with food to avoid stomach upset. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose. Overdose may lead to low blood sugar (hypoglycemia).
Some people may develop edema (swelling), cold symptoms, headache, urinary tract infection, diarrhea, nausea, leg pain, reduced blood cell count, infection, and accidental injury. However, these are temporary and usually subside on their own. If these do not resolve or bother you, please consult your doctor.
Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any kidney, liver or heart problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Your doctor will check your kidney function tests before starting treatment with it. Avoid excessive alcohol intake while taking it as this may increase the risk of developing some side effects.
- Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
In Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Lowering blood glucose levels is an essential part of managing diabetes. If you can control the level you will reduce the risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage, eye damage, nerve problems, and loss of limbs. Taking this medicine regularly along with proper diet and exercise will help you live a normal, healthy life.
Common side effects of Pioglar-G
- Edema (swelling)
- Cold symptoms
- Urinary tract infection
- Leg pain
- Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets)
- Accidental injury
HOW TO USE PIOGLAR-G TABLET
HOW PIOGLAR-G TABLET WORKS
Monitoring of the breastfed infant’s blood glucose is advisable during maternal therapy with Pioglar-G Tablet
Use of Pioglar-G 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.
Use of Pioglar-G 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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