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Alternatives to pioglitazone

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Dr.  Shafi Ullah Khan MD

Pioglitazone 45 mg q day po is not controlling DM 2. I am on law salt diet and walking one hour a day. I'm thinking to change Pioglitazone to another anti-diabetic medication, which would be good for both my ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shafi Ullah Khan ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Yogesh D MD

Is Pioglitazone the same med as actos?? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Yogesh D ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Nishad BN MD

I have had Type 2 diabetes for 22 years with the onset at age 50. My A1c has been about 6.5 for the last 5yrs. I am not on insulin but take these oral medications for diabetes : glyburide , metformin , and januvia. I take... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nishad BN ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.   Abhay A Mali MD

i AM SUFFERING FROM Hypertension for more than 15 yrs and Type 2 Diabetes for the last 10 years for BP currently I am taking Covance 50mg and for Type 2 Diabetes doctor has prescribed Diamocron xr 60 - 1 after BF, 1 after... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Abhay A Mali ( Diabetologist)
Dr. Mirjeta Guni MD

I want to know if I can take pioglitazone HCL 30 MG WITH LISINOPRIL 20 MG ALSO WITH METFORMIN HCL 500 MG .. ALL TOGETHER OR SHOULD I TAKE SEPRERATELY CUZ I TOOK ALL TOGETHER I FELT SICK AND SHOULD I ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mirjeta Guni ( Endocrinologist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. SAMEEN BIN NAEEM MD

Is Pioglitazone is not safe. If yes then what is the alternate medicine to be taken. I am 60 years ... despite taking 16 units of Tresiba and combination of Metformin, Glimepride and Pioglitazone. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. SAMEEN BIN NAEEM ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ramprabhu MD

I am 57 yrs old , having ten years old diabetege-2 , taking 1grm metformine, 1 mg glimpride, 15mg Pioglitazone in the evening along with eccosprine 75 and in the morning Losartus HT for BP and 500mg metformine ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ramprabhu ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Het Ram Bishnoi MD

Dr, When I take Glimstar M1 after my breakfast. I feel some increase of pulpitation, Also My doctor advised me to take Pioglitazone 15mg After Brack fast. Why ? And tell me how can I intake the medicine ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Het Ram Bishnoi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.   M. Vamsi Krishna MD

Sir, I am diabetic patient since last 7 years, I taken Glycomet SR 500mg & pipglitazone 15 mgTab every days after Noon After lunch. this is correct way to taking these tablets. But My Sugar Levels FBS-150, PBS-240. ( any... View answer

Answered by : Dr. M. Vamsi Krishna ( Diabetologist)
Dr.  Mohammed Taher Ali MD

My Endocrinologist put me on Pioglitazone to help decrease my A1C. I was told that it will cause weight gain and could effect the heart. I have an appointment to see my cardiologist already due to some ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mohammed Taher Ali ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr.  Rini Kuruvilla MD

Shift to Amaryl 2mg twice before food n continue Glucophage Exercise Plenty of fluids Food -strictly control calories Lot of green leafy vegetables Avoid food in 2hrs before sleep