GLAPIO 15mg Tablet 10s

 248.00

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Drug Strength: 15mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 10s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Pioglitazone:15mg | Oral hypoglycemics

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    Manufactured / Marketed By : AftaProduct Form : TabletPack Size : 10sIngredients : Pioglitazone:15mgGeneric Category : Oral hypoglycemics

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    How it works

    GLAPIO 15mg Tablet 10s works by helping to restore your body's proper response to insulin, thereby lowering your blood sugar.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for GLAPIO 15mg Tablet 10s

    • Hypoglycemia severe
    • Bloody and cloudy urine severe
    • Painful urination severe
    • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet severe
    • Difficult and painful breathing severe
    • Irregular heartbeat
    • Weight gain
    • Upper respiratory tract infection severe
    • Headache
    • Fracture of bones severe
    • muscle
    • Disorder of tooth

    Uses of GLAPIO 15mg Tablet 10s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Type II Diabetes Mellitus

      This medicine is used to lower elevated blood glucose levels in patients with type II diabetes mellitus. It may be used as a single medication or in combination with other anti-diabetic medications.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      This medicine has a delayed onset of action owing to its complex mechanism of action. It may take days for the initial action of the medicine to be observed.

    • Duration of Effect

      The effect of this medicine lasts for 24 hours after the initial action has begun.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendency has been reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are pregnant or are planning a pregnancy in the near future. Use of insulin is most preferred during early and mid-stages of pregnancy.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in women who are breastfeeding. The risk of adverse effect is very high in infants and hence the potential benefits and risks should be considered before using this medicine.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to GLAPIO 15mg Tablet 10s or any other inactive ingredient present along with this medicine.

    • Heart Failure

      This medicine is not recommended for use if you are suffering from a moderate-to-severe heart failure due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are pregnant or are planning a pregnancy in the near future. Use of insulin is most preferred during early and mid-stages of pregnancy.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use in women who are breastfeeding. The risk of adverse effect is very high in infants and hence the potential benefits and risks should be considered before using this medicine.

    General Warnings
    • Type I diabetes mellitus

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from type 1 diabetes mellitus since it is not effective in treating this condition.

    • Heart Failure

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients having a mild heart failure. Use of this medication is not recommended if the condition is moderate to severe.

    • Impaired liver function

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with an impaired liver function due to an increase in the risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    • Edema

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with edema due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    • Ovulation problems

      This medicine should be used with caution in premenopausal patients due to the increase in chances of ovulation. Adequate contraceptive measures are recommended for such patients to avoid an unplanned pregnancy.

    • Bone fractures

      This medicine may increase the risk of fractures in some patients. This risk is especially higher in female patients. Close monitoring of bone health is recommended during treatment with this medicine. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    • Bladder cancer

      Use of this medicine has been associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer. It may also worsen the condition of patients suffering from bladder cancer.

    • Pediatric use

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age.

    • Other anti-diabetic medicines

      Report the use of any other anti-diabetic medication, especially insulin to the doctor before beginning treatment with this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments and close monitoring of blood sugar levels may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped. Do not take two doses within a day to make up for the previous day's missed dose.

    • Overdose

      Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Appropriate supportive measures should be initiated immediately if the symptoms are severe.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Gatifloxacin severe
    • Ketoconazole moderate
    • Gemfibrozil severe
    • Aloe Vera moderate
    • Insulin injection moderate
    Disease interactions
    • severe

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a history of congestive heart failure due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of heart function and vital signs, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    • moderate

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with an active bladder cancer due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of liver impairment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    • moderate

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from anemia since it may worsen the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    General Instructions

    You are advised to keep a regular check on the blood sugar levels while taking this medicine. This medicine will show better results if you take a controlled diet and exercise regularly. Your dosage is subject to change based on the response to the medication. This medicine should be taken regularly even when your blood sugar level is low.

    Other details

    • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • May cause sleepiness

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    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver GLAPIO 15mg Tablet 10s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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