What is pioglitazone hcl 15mg used for?
Descriptions. Pioglitazone is used with proper diet and exercise to treat high blood sugar levels caused by type 2 diabetes. It may be used alone or with other medicines such as insulin, metformin, or sulfonylurea agents. Pioglitazone works by helping your body use insulin better.
Does pioglitazone make you sleepy?
You may experience blurred vision, dizziness, or drowsiness due to extremely low or high blood sugar.
What are the side effects of pioglitazone 15 mg?
- shortness of breath (especially when lying down), unusual tiredness, swelling, rapid weight gain;
- pink or red urine, painful or difficult urination, new or worsening urge to urinate;
- changes in your vision; or.
- sudden unusual pain in your hand, arm, or foot.
What are the common side effects of pioglitazone?
- Blurred vision or other changes in vision.
- flushed, dry skin.
- fruit-like breath odor.
- increased thirst.
- increased urination.
- muscle pain or soreness.
- problems with your teeth.
What happens if I stop taking pioglitazone?
Do not stop taking pioglitazone without talking to your doctor. If you stop taking pioglitazone suddenly, your blood sugar levels may get worse. If you want to stop taking your medicine, speak to your doctor. They may be able to suggest an alternative treatment for your diabetes.
When is the best time to take pioglitazone?
You can take pioglitazone at any time, for example in the morning or in the evening. Try to take it at the same time every day. Swallow the tablet whole with a drink of water.
What is Glustin used to treat?
Glustin is used to treat type-2 diabetes in adults (aged 18 years or over), particularly those who are overweight. It is used in addition to diet and exercise.
What are the side effects of Glustin?
The most common side effects with Glustin (seen in between 1 and 10 patients in 100) are upper respiratory tract infection (colds), hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch), visual disturbance, bone fractures and increased weight. If Glustin is used in combination with other antidiabetes medicines, other side effects may occur.
What is Glustin made of?
Glustin is a medicine that contains the active substance pioglitazone. It is available as white, round tablets (15, 30 and 45 mg). What is Glustin used for? Glustin is used to treat type-2 diabetes in adults (aged 18 years or over), particularly those who are overweight.
What is the duration of treatment for Glustin?
Treatment with Glustin should be reviewed after three to six months, and discontinued in patients who are not deriving sufficient benefit. At subsequent reviews prescribers should confirm that benefits to patients are maintained.