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pioglitazone

This medicine is used in the management of type 2 diabetes particularly in overweight patients.

Contradications

Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you have any of these conditions; hepatic impairment, cardiac failure or history of cardiac failure.

Side effects

Some patients might experience visual disturbance and Respiratory infection. Please consult your doctor if you experience any of these symtpoms

Expert Advice

Avoid this medication if:

  • You are allergic to this medicine or its contents.

Consult your doctor if:

  • You are pregnant, planning to have a child, or breastfeeding.
  • You have any sort of digestive problems
  • You have a medical history of: Liver diseases, kidney diseases, heart diseases, or bladder cancers.
  • Inform your physician about any other medication you are taking.
  • You experience weakness in your bones
  • You experience breathing difficulties (due to swelling in the lungs)

Be careful about:

  • Having your meals on time to maintain blood sugar levels
  • Taking the medicine timely, in the way that your physician has prescribed.
  • Weight gain, as it is a possible side effect of this medicine.

 

FAQs

What family of drugs does this medicine belong to?

It belongs to a class of drugs known as glitazones, or thiazolidinediones

Can this medicine cause low blood sugar?

This is a possible side effect, but can be avoided if meals are taken regularly. Try to carry sugar or a sugary drink in case you experience lightheadedness, or any other symptoms of low blood sugar.

What do I do if I miss a dose?

You can take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If you remember when it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose entirely. Do not double your dose to catch up for missed doses.

What will happen if I skip a meal?

If you are not regular with your meals, you may experience symptoms of low blood sugar: Such as palpitation, sweating, dizziness, light headedness etc. In this case, taking sugar can relieve your symptoms.

Will this drug cause swelling?

Using this drug may cause edema (swelling) of the ankles. It may also cause swelling in the lungs, which may lead to breathlessness.

Can this drug be used in the treatment of Poly Cystic Ovarian Disease?

Can this drug be used in the treatment of Poly Cystic Ovarian Disease?

Medicines containing pioglitazone

Diactal 15mg

By Reko

Pack size: 14s

Rs.93

Diactal 30mg

By Reko

Pack size: 14s

Rs.165

Diactal 45mg

By Reko

Pack size: 14s

Rs.219

Diatco 15mg

By CCL

Pack size: 14s

Rs.0

Diatco 30mg

By CCL

Pack size: 14s

Rs.0

Diatco 45mg

By CCL

Pack size: 14s

Rs.0

Diglyta 15mg

By Zafa

Pack size: 14s

Rs.21.6

Diglyta 30mg

By Zafa

Pack size: 14s

Rs.36

Dizone 15mg

By Healthtek

Pack size: 14s

Rs.70

Dizone 30mg

By Healthtek

Pack size: 14s

Rs.132

Dizone 45mg

By Healthtek

Pack size: 14s

Rs.176

Dowglit 15mg

By Martin Dow

Pack size: 1x14's

Rs.91

Dowglit 30mg

By Martin Dow

Pack size: 1x14's

Rs.161

Dowglit 45mg

By Martin Dow

Pack size: 1x14's

Rs.210

Fantasia 15mg

By Wilshire

Pack size: 2 x7s

Rs.49

Fantasia 30mg

By Wilshire

Pack size: 2x7s

Rs.175

Fantasia 45mg

By Wilshire

Pack size: 2 x7s

Rs.112

Glapio 15mg

By Everest

Pack size: 10s

Rs.350

Glapio 30mg

By Everest

Pack size: 10s

Rs.450

Glapio 45mg

By Everest

Pack size: 10s

Rs.550

Gliden 45mg

By Helix Pharma

Pack size: 14s

Rs.182

Glitascot 15mg

By Scotman

Pack size: 1x14's

Rs.67

Glitascot 30mg

By Scotman

Pack size: 1x14's

Rs.117

Glitascot 45mg

By Scotman

Pack size: 1x14's

Rs.156

Gliter 15mg

By Mass-PH Health

Pack size: 2 x7s

Rs.42

Gliter 30mg

By Mass-PH Health

Pack size: 2x7s

Rs.73.5

Gliter 45mg

By Mass-PH Health

Pack size: 2 x7s

Rs.98

Glitlite 15mg

By Mediplus

Pack size: 14s

Rs.75

Glitlite 30mg

By Mediplus

Pack size: 14s

Rs.140

Glitlite 45mg

By Mediplus

Pack size: 14s

Rs.190

Glitos 15mg

By Searle

Pack size: 2x7's

Rs.55.25

Glitos 30mg

By Searle

Pack size: 2x7's

Rs.90.5

Glitos 45mg

By Searle

Pack size: 2x7's

Rs.110.75

Glyrol 15mg

By Medisure

Pack size: 14s

Rs.80

Glyrol 30mg

By Medisure

Pack size: 14s

Rs.140

Glyrol 45mg

By Medisure

Pack size: 14s

Rs.185

Ligazo 15mg

By Pfizer

Pack size: 1x14's

Rs.85

Ligazo 30mg

By Pfizer

Pack size: 1x14's

Rs.140

Ligazo 45mg

By Pfizer

Pack size: 1x14's

Rs.200

Piobetic 15mg

By Genix

Pack size: 14s

Rs.84

Piobetic 30mg

By Genix

Pack size: 14s

Rs.147

Piobetic 45mg

By Genix

Pack size: 14s

Rs.196

Piofit 30mg

By Schazoo Pharmaceuticals

Pack size: 2x10s

Rs.90

Piofit 45mg

By Schazoo Pharmaceuticals

Pack size: 2x10s

Rs.120

Poin t 15mg

By Ferroza

Pack size: 14s

Rs.0

Poin t 30mg

By Ferroza

Pack size: 14s

Rs.0

Piotone 15mg

By Atco

Pack size: 14s

Rs.80

Piotone 30mg

By Atco

Pack size: 14s

Rs.140

Piotone 45mg

By Atco

Pack size: 14s

Rs.200

Piozer 15mg

By Hilton

Pack size: 2x7's

Rs.135

Piozer 30mg

By Hilton

Pack size: 2x7's

Rs.197.5

Piozer 45mg

By Hilton

Pack size: 2x7's

Rs.255

Piozon 15mg

By Medicaids

Pack size: 14s

Rs.350

Piozon 30mg

By Medicaids

Pack size: 14s

Rs.450

Piozone 15mg

By Pulse

Pack size: 14s

Rs.75

Piozone 30mg

By Pulse

Pack size: 14s

Rs.126

Piozone 45mg

By Pulse

Pack size: 14s

Rs.200

Poze 15 mg

By AGP

Pack size: 1 x 14's

Rs.165

Poze 30mg

By AGP

Pack size: 14

Rs.286

Poze 45mg

By AGP

Pack size: 1x14's

Rs.302.5

Pyctos 15mg

By Highnoon

Pack size: 1x14's

Rs.84

Pyctos 30mg

By Highnoon

Pack size: 1x14's

Rs.147

Pyctos 45mg

By Highnoon

Pack size: 1x14's

Rs.196

Rangon 15mg

By V Care

Pack size: 14s

Rs.45

Rangon 30mg

By V Care

Pack size: 14s

Rs.78

Rangon 45mg

By V Care

Pack size: 14s

Rs.104

Tagozer 15mg

By Bryon

Pack size: 10s

Rs.60.71

Tagozer 30mg

By Bryon

Pack size: 10s

Rs.100

Tagozer 45mg

By Bryon

Pack size: 10s

Rs.142.86

Zeal 15mg

By Maple

Pack size: 2x7's

Rs.78

Zeal 30mg

By Maple

Pack size: 2x7's

Rs.133

Zeal 45mg

By Maple

Pack size: 14s

Rs.182

Zolid 15 mg

By Getz Pharma

Pack size: 2 x 7's

Rs.137.5

Zolid 30 mg

By Getz Pharma

Pack size: 2 x 7's

Rs.220

Zolid 45 mg

By Getz Pharma

Pack size: 2 x 7's

Rs.247.5