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Actos

Actos

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Actos tablet is an orally medicated drug that contains generic Pioglitazone as an active component which is mainly prescribed for the patients who are suffering from Diabetes mellitus type-2. It is a Noninsulin dependent diabetes which is actually a metabolic disorder characterized by high blood sugar level in blood.

Quantity Strength Unit Price Price Cart
30 Tablets Actos 30mg $0.88 $26.39
90 Tablets Actos 30mg $0.87 $78.59
30 Tablets Actos 15mg $0.56 $16.79
90 Tablets Actos 15mg $0.55 $49.19

Description

Generic Pioglitazone is a main pharmaceutical ingredient of Actos which is an Anti-diabetic drug. It is extensively used for type-2 diabetes.  This drug lessens the insulin resistance and also lowers the glucose production in the liver. It works to control the elevated level of sugar in blood. It helps to restore the proper response of the body towards insulin and thus lowers the blood sugar. Actos medicine is used for the managing the level of blood sugar in the body. Actos medicine is not used for the treatment of type-1 Diabetes.

Benefits of Actos

  • Actos is generally indicated for the treatment of Type-2 Diabetes.

Doses of Actos

The initial advised dose of Actos is 15 to 30 mg once in a day. The dose of Actos may be increased up to 45 mg once daily based on Glycemic response.  The maximum prescribed dose of Actos is 45 mg. Actos may be administered any time of the day. It should be taken with or without food items.

Drug interactions of Actos

Some of the drugs that interact with Actos, they alter the action of Actos when they are taking in combination with other drugs;

Category of drugs

Example of drugs

Anti hyperlipidemic drugs

Gemfibrozil

Anti tuberculosis drugs

Rifampin, Ethambutol

Other Anti diabetic drugs

Glimepiride, Glipizide and Tolbutamide

Who should not take Actos?

Under some medical condition, Actos medicine is prohibited;

  • If you are hypersensitive to Pioglitazone or any other ingredient of Actos.
  • Actos medicine is contraindicated in type-1 Diabetes.
  • Actos medicine is contraindicated in those patients who are suffering from-

               - Cardiac failure

              -  Bladder cancer

              -  Diabetic Keto- acidosis

               - Liver disease

Adverse effects of Actos

Common side effects while using Actos-

  1. Severe headache
  2. Muscle pain
  3. Cold symptoms such as sinus pain, sneezing and sore throat

Severe side effects while consuming Actos-

  1. Bradycardia (slow heart rate)
  2. Bloody urine
  3. Unclear vision
  4. Unusual pain in hands or feet.

Precautions of Actos

Some safety measures should be followed before taking Actos;

  • Avoid drinking of Alcohol, because it causes harmful effects.
  • Do not take the extra dose of Actos tablets.
  • Check your blood sugar carefully at the time of stress and illness.
  • Long term use of Actos leads to serious complications such as Bladder cancer.

Storage condition of Actos

The Actos should be kept under below mentioned conditions;

  1. Actos tablets should be stored at room temperature 300 C.
  2. Keep this medicine in the dry and clean area.
  3. Protect it from high temperature, light and humidity.
  4. Actos should be kept in air tight container.

In case of skipped dose of Actos

If the patient missed a dose of Actos get it as soon as you bear in mind. If it gets the time for the next dose then leave out it and go your normal dose plan.

Never take the 2 tablets of Actos at the similar time.

In case of Overdose of Actos

If you are feeling overdose symptoms of Actos immediately consult with your doctor and get some medical help.

Overdose symptoms of Actos are low blood sugar, extreme weakness, blurred vision, sweating, confusion, abdomen pain and seizures.

 

Generic PIOGLITAZONE - (pye-oh-GLI-ta-zone)
Strength Actos Generic PIOGLITAZONE
Description

Generic Pioglitazone is a main pharmaceutical ingredient of Actos which is an Anti-diabetic drug. It is extensively used for type-2 diabetes.  This drug lessens the insulin resistance and also lowers the glucose production in the liver. It works to control the elevated level of sugar in blood. It helps to restore the proper response of the body towards insulin and thus lowers the blood sugar. Actos medicine is used for the managing the level of blood sugar in the body. Actos medicine is not used for the treatment of type-1 Diabetes.

Benefits of Actos

  • Actos is generally indicated for the treatment of Type-2 Diabetes.

Doses of Actos

The initial advised dose of Actos is 15 to 30 mg once in a day. The dose of Actos may be increased up to 45 mg once daily based on Glycemic response.  The maximum prescribed dose of Actos is 45 mg. Actos may be administered any time of the day. It should be taken with or without food items.

Drug interactions of Actos

Some of the drugs that interact with Actos, they alter the action of Actos when they are taking in combination with other drugs;

Category of drugs

Example of drugs

Anti hyperlipidemic drugs

Gemfibrozil

Anti tuberculosis drugs

Rifampin, Ethambutol

Other Anti diabetic drugs

Glimepiride, Glipizide and Tolbutamide

Who should not take Actos?

Under some medical condition, Actos medicine is prohibited;

  • If you are hypersensitive to Pioglitazone or any other ingredient of Actos.
  • Actos medicine is contraindicated in type-1 Diabetes.
  • Actos medicine is contraindicated in those patients who are suffering from-

               - Cardiac failure

              -  Bladder cancer

              -  Diabetic Keto- acidosis

               - Liver disease

Adverse effects of Actos

Common side effects while using Actos-

  1. Severe headache
  2. Muscle pain
  3. Cold symptoms such as sinus pain, sneezing and sore throat

Severe side effects while consuming Actos-

  1. Bradycardia (slow heart rate)
  2. Bloody urine
  3. Unclear vision
  4. Unusual pain in hands or feet.

Precautions of Actos

Some safety measures should be followed before taking Actos;

  • Avoid drinking of Alcohol, because it causes harmful effects.
  • Do not take the extra dose of Actos tablets.
  • Check your blood sugar carefully at the time of stress and illness.
  • Long term use of Actos leads to serious complications such as Bladder cancer.

Storage condition of Actos

The Actos should be kept under below mentioned conditions;

  1. Actos tablets should be stored at room temperature 300 C.
  2. Keep this medicine in the dry and clean area.
  3. Protect it from high temperature, light and humidity.
  4. Actos should be kept in air tight container.

In case of skipped dose of Actos

If the patient missed a dose of Actos get it as soon as you bear in mind. If it gets the time for the next dose then leave out it and go your normal dose plan.

Never take the 2 tablets of Actos at the similar time.

In case of Overdose of Actos

If you are feeling overdose symptoms of Actos immediately consult with your doctor and get some medical help.

Overdose symptoms of Actos are low blood sugar, extreme weakness, blurred vision, sweating, confusion, abdomen pain and seizures.

 

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