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Pioglitazone Information

Pioglitazone Benefits & Uses - Pioglitazone Benefits & Uses in English

Pioglitazone is used to treat the following -

  1. टाइप 2 मधुमेह Primary
  2. शुगर (और पढ़ें - शुगर कम करने के घरेलू उपाय)

Pioglitazone Dosage & How to Take - Pioglitazone Dosage & How to Take in English

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Pioglitazone - Pioglitazone Active Ingredients in English


Pioglitazone Side Effects - Pioglitazone Side Effects in English

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Pioglitazone is used -

  1. धुंधली दृष्टि
  2. स्तब्ध हो जाना या झुनझुनी
  3. टूटी हड्डियों (कई फ्रैक्चर)
  4. थकान
  5. अनियमित दिल की धड़कन
  6. छाती में दर्द Moderate (और पढ़ें - छाती में दर्द के घरेलू उपाय)
  7. वजन बढ़ना
  8. सिरदर्द सामान्य (और पढ़ें - सिर दर्द के घरेलू उपाय)
  9. मांसपेशियों में दर्द सामान्य (और पढ़ें - मांसपेशियों में दर्द के घरेलू उपाय)
  10. खूनी मूत्र

Pioglitazone Related Warnings - Pioglitazone Related Warnings in English

Is the use of Pioglitazone safe for pregnant women?

Pioglitazone may have some side effects during pregnancy. If there is any side effect of Pioglitazone during pregnancy, discontinue it immediately. Take medical advice before using it again.


Is the use of Pioglitazone safe during breastfeeding?

Pioglitazone can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.


What is the effect of Pioglitazone on the Kidneys?

Pioglitazone has very mild side effects on the kidney.


What is the effect of Pioglitazone on the Liver?

Liver can be affected by Pioglitazone. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.


What is the effect of Pioglitazone on the Heart?

Pioglitazone may cause harmful effects on heart. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.


Severe Interaction of Pioglitazone with Other Drugs - Severe Interaction of Pioglitazone with Other Drugs in English

Pioglitazone should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Pioglitazone Contraindications - Pioglitazone Contraindications in English

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Pioglitazone unless your doctor advises you to do so -

Frequently asked Questions about Pioglitazone - Frequently asked Questions about Pioglitazone in English

Is this Pioglitazone habit forming or addictive?

No, you do not get addicted to Pioglitazone.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Pioglitazone does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.


Is it safe?

Yes, but take Pioglitazone only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Pioglitazone for mental disorders.


Pioglitazone Interactions with Food and Alcohol - Pioglitazone Interactions with Food and Alcohol in English

Interaction between Food and Pioglitazone

There is no information on the effects of food and Pioglitazone because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.


Interaction between Alcohol and Pioglitazone

Taking [medicine] and alcohol at the same time may lead to slight side effects. Contact your doctor right away if you observe any side effects.

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Md Saadullah
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Actos (pioglitazone hydrochloride)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 276-277
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1032-1033
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