Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's
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Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's is an anti-diabetic medicine belonging to the class of thiazolidinedione (TZD), also called 'glitazones', used to treat type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus. Type 2 diabetes is an illness where the body doesn't make enough insulin, or the insulin that it makes doesn't work properly. This is diabetes that usually develops in adulthood.
Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's contains Pioglitazone which helps control the sugar level in your blood when you have type 2 diabetes by helping your body make better use of the insulin it produces. Your doctor will check whether Pioglitazone is working 3-6 months after you start taking it.
Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's should be taken with food or an empty stomach. However, it should be taken at the same time of the day each time for the best results. For better advice, your doctor will decide what dose should be taken, which can change quickly depending on your condition. The most common side effect of Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's is upper respiratory tract infection, headache, sinusitis, myalgia (muscle pain), and pharyngitis. Most of these side effects of Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. Please consult your doctor if these side effects become troublesome.
Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's should not be stopped even if you feel better without consulting your doctor as sugar levels change. If you stop taking Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's suddenly, it may increase your sugar levels which could further increase the risk of eyesight loss (retinopathy), kidney damage (nephropathy) and nerve damage (neuropathy). Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's should not be taken if you have type 1 diabetes mellitus, if you are hypersensitive (allergic) to Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's or any of the other ingredients of Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's, have heart failure or have had heart failure in the past, diabetic ketoacidosis (a complication of diabetes causing rapid weight loss, nausea or vomiting), severe kidney or liver disease, bladder cancer. Please inform your doctor if you have any heart disease, are or planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding. The safety and efficacy of Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's in children under 18 years have not been established, so it should not be given to them.
Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's is an antidiabetic drug (thiazolidinedione/glitazones) used along with a proper diet and exercise to control high blood sugar (hyperglycaemia) in patients with type 2 diabetes. Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's works by helping to restore your body's appropriate response to insulin, thereby lowering your blood sugar.
Fluid retention (oedema) may occur and can lead to congestive heart failure so, a combination of use with insulin and use in heart failure may increase the risk in patients taking Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's. You should not take Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's if you have kidney disease, as measured by a blood test. Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's, when used with or without insulin, $ name tends to lower the blood sugar level. So, the doctor may lower the dose of insulin. Increased fractures may be reported in some women taking Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's. Patients with bladder cancer and macular oedema (fluid build-up in the macula part of the retina of the eye) should consult the doctor before using Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's.
Drug-Drug Interactions: Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's may interact with antidiabetics (gemfibrozil), and antibiotics (rifampicin). So, tell your doctor if you are using these drugs before taking Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's.
Drug-Food Interactions: Taking Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's with alcoholic beverages may increase the risk of a rare but serious and potentially life-threatening condition known as lactic acidosis (build-up of lactic acid in the blood) and hypoglycaemia.
Drug-Disease Interactions: Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's should be avoided in patients with congestive heart failure (heart-related issues), type I diabetes, bladder cancer, oedema, liver disease, macular oedema, premenopausal anovulation, obesity (weight gain), anaemia as it may worsen the condition.
You are recommended not to consume alcohol along with Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's to avoid unpleasant side-effects.
Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's is not generally recommended in pregnancy. It's not clear whether pioglitazone can harm your unborn baby. It is highly recommended to consult your doctor before taking this drug in case you are pregnant.
It is highly recommended to consult your doctor before taking Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's.
Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's will not affect your ability to drive or use machines but take care if you experience abnormal vision.
Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
The safety and efficacy of Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's in children have not been established. Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's is not recommended in children.
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Type 2 diabetes is a chronic or lifelong disease that keeps the body away from properly utilizing insulin. Hence, people affected with type 2 diabetes either do not produce enough insulin or resist insulin action. Middle-aged or older are most likely to suffer from type 2 diabetes, also known as adult-onset diabetes. Symptoms of type 2 diabetes include increased thirst, frequent urination at night, slow wound healing, increased hunger, fatigue, and blurred vision. There may be weight gain in some cases, while weight loss may be observed in rare cases. The complication of type 2 diabetes also includes neuropathy (nerve problems), nephropathy (kidney problems), and retinopathy (damaged retina of eyes or blindness), loss of limbs, sexual dysfunction, and increase the chance of heart attack or stroke.
Type-2 diabetes generally does not affect healthy children and teens, but it may affect children who are obese, which is also known as Childhood Obesity.
Hypoglycemia refers to low blood sugar levels, and it is one of the side effects of Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's. Hypoglycemia can occur if you miss or delay your food, drink alcohol, over-exercise or take other antidiabetic medicine along with this medicine. It is important to monitor blood sugar levels regularly.
If you have symptoms like increased hunger, increased thirst, frequent urination (usually at night), unexplained weight loss, fatigue, blurred vision, slow wound/sores healing, and frequent infections, contact doctor as it can be a condition of type 2 diabetes.
In case you feel that your blood sugar level is going down and you are feeling weak, immediately eat sugar candies or drink sugary beverages. It will help to balance the blood sugar level in your body. So, it is advisable to keep sugar candies with you.
Yes, Metformin and Pioglitazone is a combination of two oral diabetes medicines that help control blood sugar levels. Metformin and pioglitazone are used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus who do not use daily insulin injections.
If you have or have ever had urinary bladder cancer, diabetic eye disease (retinopathy), or kidney or liver disease, avoid use of Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's. If it is urgent consult with the doctor.
Piolon 15mg Tablet 10's
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