Pioglar-G Tablet (Pioglitazone)

$32.00$87.00

$32.00$87.00

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Variation Price Price/Unit Add To Cart
30 Tablet/s $32.00 (1.07/unit) 1.07
60 Tablet/s $60.00 (1/unit) 1
90 Tablet/s $87.00 (0.97/unit) 0.97

Additional information

Country of Origin

india

Dosage Form

Tablets

Generic Name

Pioglitazone

Indication

Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Packaging

10 tablets in 1 strip

Manufacturer

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition

Pioglitazone (15mg) + Glimepiride (2mg)

INTRODUCTION
Pioglar-G Tablet is a combination medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. This medicine is used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Adequate sugar control lessens your risk of heart attack or stroke also.

Pioglar-G Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It must be taken with food to avoid stomach upset. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose. Overdose may lead to low blood sugar (hypoglycemia).

Some people may develop edema (swelling), cold symptoms, headache, urinary tract infection, diarrhea, nausea, leg pain, reduced blood cell count, infection, and accidental injury. However, these are temporary and usually subside on their own. If these do not resolve or bother you, please consult your doctor.

Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any kidney, liver or heart problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Your doctor will check your kidney function tests before starting treatment with it. Avoid excessive alcohol intake while taking it as this may increase the risk of developing some side effects.

USES OF PIOGLAR-G TABLET
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus

BENEFITS OF PIOGLAR-G TABLET

Pioglar-G Tablet is a medicine that helps to control high blood glucose (sugar) levels. It helps get rid of extra glucose from your body through urine. It also improves the body’s response to the hormone insulin, which is responsible for regulating blood glucose (sugar) levels in our body. The insulin helps to lower your blood glucose levels and prevents them from rising after taking meals. You should keep taking it for as long as it is prescribed.
Lowering blood glucose levels is an essential part of managing diabetes. If you can control the level you will reduce the risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage, eye damage, nerve problems, and loss of limbs. Taking this medicine regularly along with proper diet and exercise will help you live a normal, healthy life.

 

SIDE EFFECTS OF PIOGLAR-G TABLET
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Pioglar-G

  • Edema (swelling)
  • Cold symptoms
  • Headache
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Leg pain
  • Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets)
  • Infection
  • Accidental injury

HOW TO USE PIOGLAR-G TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Pioglar-G Tablet is to be taken with food.

HOW PIOGLAR-G TABLET WORKS
Pioglar-G Tablet is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Pioglitazone and glimepiride. Pioglitazone is a thiazolidinedione which works by increasing the body’s sensitivity to insulin. Glimepiride is a sulfonylurea which works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose. Together, they provide better control of blood sugar.
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