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Piosys-30 Tablet 30's


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About Piosys-30 Tablet 30's

Piosys-30 Tablet 30'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.

Piosys-30 Tablet 30'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. 

Piosys-30 Tablet 30'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 Piosys-30 Tablet 30's is upper respiratory tract infection, headache, sinusitis, myalgia (muscle pain), and pharyngitis. Most of these side effects of Piosys-30 Tablet 30's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. Please consult your doctor if these side effects become troublesome.

Piosys-30 Tablet 30's should not be stopped even if you feel better without consulting your doctor as sugar levels change. If you stop taking Piosys-30 Tablet 30'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). Piosys-30 Tablet 30's should not be taken if you have type 1 diabetes mellitus, if you are hypersensitive (allergic) to Piosys-30 Tablet 30's or any of the other ingredients of Piosys-30 Tablet 30'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 Piosys-30 Tablet 30's in children under 18 years have not been established, so it should not be given to them.

Uses of Piosys-30 Tablet 30's

Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Medicinal Benefits

Piosys-30 Tablet 30'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. Piosys-30 Tablet 30's works by helping to restore your body's appropriate response to insulin, thereby lowering your blood sugar.

Directions for Use

Swallow it as a whole with water; do not crush, break or chew it.


Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Piosys-30 Tablet 30's

  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Headache
  • Sinusitis
  • Myalgia (muscle pain)
  • Pharyngitis (inflammation of pharynx located back of neck)

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

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 Piosys-30 Tablet 30's. You should not take Piosys-30 Tablet 30's if you have kidney disease, as measured by a blood test. Piosys-30 Tablet 30'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 Piosys-30 Tablet 30'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 Piosys-30 Tablet 30's.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Piosys-30 Tablet 30's may interact with antidiabetics (gemfibrozil), and antibiotics (rifampicin). So, tell your doctor if you are using these drugs before taking Piosys-30 Tablet 30's.

Drug-Food Interactions: Taking Piosys-30 Tablet 30'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: Piosys-30 Tablet 30'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.

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  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning



      You are recommended not to consume alcohol along with Piosys-30 Tablet 30's to avoid unpleasant side-effects.

    • Safety Warning



      Piosys-30 Tablet 30'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.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding


      It is highly recommended to consult your doctor before taking Piosys-30 Tablet 30's.

    • Safety Warning



      Piosys-30 Tablet 30's will not affect your ability to drive or use machines but take care if you experience abnormal vision.

    • Safety Warning



      Piosys-30 Tablet 30'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.

    • Safety Warning



      Piosys-30 Tablet 30'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.

    • Safety Warning



      The safety and efficacy of Piosys-30 Tablet 30's in children have not been established. Piosys-30 Tablet 30's is not recommended in children.

    Habit Forming


    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Fill your half plate with starchy veggies, a quarter with proteins, and a quarter with whole grain.
    • Eat at regular interval. Do not take the long gap between a meal or snack.
    • Monitor your blood sugar level regularly especially when there are a lot of fluctuations.
    • Invest at least 150 min of moderate-intensity physical activity and 15 minutes of high-intensity exercise every week.
    • Lose weight gradually to achieve a healthy body mass index (18.5 to 24.9).
    • Replace refined carbohydrates containing foods with whole grain foods and increase intake of fruits and veggies and other fibre enriched foods.
    • Reduce intake of saturated fat (or hidden fats) in the food like chips, crisps, pastries, biscuits and samosas. Choose omega 3 fatty acid-containing oils for daily cooking. For frying, you may use palm oil, mustard oil, groundnut oil, rice bran oil, and safflower oil.
    • Do not take stress as it may elevate your blood sugar level. You may adopt stress management techniques like mindfulness, yoga or meditation to control stress-related to blood sugar changes.
    • Opt for low-fat dairy products (low-fat yoghurt, fat-free milk and cheese etc.).
    • Keep your blood pressure as normal (120/80) as possible. As it reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases in diabetes patients.

    Special Advise

    • Keep taking the drug even if you think your blood sugar levels are under control. If you miss a dose, do not take a larger dose. Consult your treating physician for advice. 
    • Take short, frequent meals, and avoid prolonged fasting when taking this drug. Beware of symptoms of hypoglycaemia which include sweating, dizziness, palpitations, shivering, intense thirst, dry mouth, dry skin, frequent urination etc. Whenever you experience the symptoms mentioned above, immediately consume 5-6 candies, three glucose biscuits, or three teaspoons of honey/sugar and get in touch with your physician. Make sure to carry these with you at all times, especially for long travels. 
    • Before the doctor prescribes this medicine, it is always better that your physician knows about any underlying conditions like kidney or liver disease, prior heart attack, alcohol intake, etc.
    • Avoid drinking alcohol while on this drug as it increases the risk of hypoglycaemia (decrease in blood sugar which might be fatal in some cases) and lactic acidosis (when the lactic acid increases in the body, which impacts the functioning of various organs in the body).
    • Try to quit smoking and reduce your intake of carbohydrate-rich food like potatoes, rice, mangoes, bread, sugar etc.

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    Expires on or after - Apr-24

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    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.


    Is it possible that type-2 diabetes can occur in children?

    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.

    What is hypoglycemia and can Piosys-30 Tablet 30's cause hypoglycemia?

    Hypoglycemia refers to low blood sugar levels, and it is one of the side effects of Piosys-30 Tablet 30'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.

    How will I know that I am suffering from diabetes?

    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.

    If my blood sugar level suddenly goes down, then what should I do?

    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.

    Can you take Piosys-30 Tablet 30's and metformin together?

    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.

    In which conditions should I avoid use of Piosys-30 Tablet 30's?

    If you have or have ever had urinary bladder cancer, diabetic eye disease (retinopathy), or kidney or liver disease, avoid use of Piosys-30 Tablet 30's. If it is urgent consult with the doctor.


    Piosys-30 Tablet 30's

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    Systopic Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., 101, Pragati Chambers, Commercial Complex, Ranjit Nagar, New Delhi-110008


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