P-Glitz - 30mg (Actos )

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Pioglitazone

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P-Glitz - 30mg $13.6500New
US Brand Name Actos
Strength 30mg
Generic Name Pioglitazone
Manufacturer Sun Pharma
Pharmaceutical Form Tablet/s

Description

P-Glitz - 30mg

It is an oral medicine, which is most often known with its generic name Pioglitazone prescribed for the treatment of diabetes. This drug is recommended for Type-2 diabetes in which a body is not able to use the insulin normally and hence not capable to maintain the amount of sugar in the blood. Pioglitazone usage should be prohibited to treat Type-1 diabetes mellitus or diabetic ketoacidosis. It helps to control the blood sugar levels in the body. This drug is one of the most preferred drugs to treat diabetes and it can be taken alone or with other diabetes medicines. It acts as one of the key elements in management of Type-2 diabetes mellitus which will be more effective if followed with diet, exercise, and weight control, blood testing and regular checkups. It helps to control the diabetes, but it does not cure it.


How it works?

Pioglitazone, the active ingredient is a synthetic potent glucocorticoid which exerts anti-inflammatory properties. It belongs to the category of anti-diabetic drugs called Thiazolidinediones which is used in the treatment of Type-2 diabetes. It discontinues the secretion of glucose by the liver into the blood. In this way, it also changes the blood concentration of fats in the blood.   


Important information about Pioglitazone

You should avoid Pioglitazone if you are hypersensitive to it or any other components present in it. Also, avoid this medicine if you have following conditions: past record of heart attack and other cardiovascular conditions, history of prostate or bladder cancer, have had any kind of surgery including dental surgery, kidney disease, diabetic eye disease, liver problems, fluid retention problems, type-1 diabetes, breast feeding  mother, pregnant or planning to become pregnant. This drug is sold under various trade names and available in varied strengths such as: P-Glitz 15 mg (manufactured by Cipla Pharmaceuticals Ltd), P-Glitz 30 mg (manufactured by Sun Pharma).   


Dosage information

It is very important to follow your doctor’s instruction while taking this medicine. Never stop taking this medicine until your doctor advices you to do so. Take the medicine about the same time each day because it is the best practice to remember when to take the drug. Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advises you to do so. Also, do not take this medicine after the prescription period is over. Swallow the tablet with plenty amount of water or fluids. Keep track on your blood and sugar levels while being treated with this medicine. This drug can be taken regularly depending upon the individual’s condition. An individual who have diabetes at times, can develop extreme low blood sugar levels. Some common symptoms pertaining to this medicine are irritation, dizziness, hunger, headache, shaky movements and sweating. Hence, you should always take fruit juices, raisins and any other source of sugar that can be taken quickly in order to remove the symptoms. Always ask your friend and families to help you in emergency conditions.


What if you miss a dose?

Try to take the medicine at the same time each day because it will reduce the chance of missing a dose.  Consult your doctor in case you miss the dose. Don’t double up the dose in order to compensate with the missed one.    


What if you overdose?

In case of an overdose, contact your doctor and seek for medical care immediately. Overdose may result in following complications: vision problems, low blood sugar levels, pain in stomach, convulsions, tremors, fatigue and confusion, get medical care instantly.


Side Effects

Some mild and severe side effects caused by this medicine are: sudden pain in hand, arm or foot region, breath shortness, swelling, rapid gain of weight, painful micturition, change in color of urine (pink or red urine), tooth problems, sinusitis, muscle pain, fluid retention, blocked nose, sneezing, throat irritation, nausea. Contact your doctor or seek medical care right away in case you witness any of these side effects.


Interaction with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any over the counter drugs that will interact with Pioglitazone and may obstruct its therapeutic efficacy or may produce some serious side effects. Some of the drugs which may produce serious side effects are- Rifampin, other oral diabetes drugs like Chlorpropamide, Glimipride, Glipizide and Tolbutamide, Carbamazepine, Cimetidine, Ciprofloxacin, Gemfibrozil, Insulin, Itraconazole, Levofloxacin, Ketoconazole, Lurasidone, St john’s Wort. Never start a new medication until your doctor advices you to do so.


Things to be taken care of

Keep a complete list of all medications which you may be using with this medicine. Regularly monitor your blood sugar levels. Avoid alcohol consumption while taking this drug. Make sure to avoid working on any machinery and kind of activities which require high mental abilities or alertness. It may increase the risk of fracture in females.

 

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