PIOBETIC-G 15mg Tablet 10s

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Drug Strength: 15mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 10s
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Pioglitazone:15mg + Glimepiride:2mg | Oral hypoglycemics

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    Manufactured / Marketed By : GenixProduct Form : TabletPack Size : 10sIngredients : Pioglitazone:15mg + Glimepiride:2mgGeneric Category : Oral hypoglycemics

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    How it works

    Glimepiride increases the secretion of insulin from the pancreas and also regulates the release of glucose from the liver. PIOBETIC-G 15mg Tablet 10s decreases insulin resistance without causing any strain on the pancreas and reduces the production of glucose from the liver.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for PIOBETIC-G 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
    • Severe muscle pain
    • Disorder of teeth
    • Dizziness
    • Asthenia rare
    • Flu like symptoms
    • Allergic skin reaction rare
    • Elevated liver enzymes severe

    Uses of PIOBETIC-G 15mg Tablet 10s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Type II Diabetes Mellitus

      This medicine is used along with an appropriate diet and exercise regimen to reduce blood glucose levels in patients with type 2 diabetes.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 hour of administration of the dose.

    • Duration of Effect

      The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

    • 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 in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to PIOBETIC-G 15mg Tablet 10s , glimepiride, other sulphonamide derivatives, or any other inactive ingredients present along with these medicines.

    • Heart Failure

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from a moderate to severe heart failure since it may worsen the patient's condition.

    • Active liver disease

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with an active liver disease or ALT levels greater than 2.5 times the upper limit of normal since it may worsen the patient's condition.

    • Bladder cancer

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with bladder cancer since it may worsen the patient's condition.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

    General Warnings
    • Type I diabetes mellitus

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from Type I diabetes since it is not effective in treating such patients.

    • Cardiovascular diseases

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of cardiovascular diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Close monitoring of heart function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    • Liver diseases

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of liver disease 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.

    • Edema

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with edema due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

    • Ovulation

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

    • 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.

    • Pediatric use

      This medicine is not recommended for use in children and adolescents.

    • Antidiabetic agents

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients taking other antidiabetic agents due to the increased risk of very low blood glucose levels. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels and appropriate dose adjustments may be required based on the clinical condition.

    • Hypoglycemia

      This medicine may cause hypoglycemia in some patients. This risk is especially higher in patients suffering from kidney diseases, malnourishment, pituitary gland diseases, etc. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments may be required based on the clinical condition. Your doctor may advise you to carry a sugar candy to counteract the effects of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia).

    • Stress

      Use of this medicine should be discontinued in patients exposed to stressful conditions such as a fever, trauma, surgeries, or accidents since it may not be effective in controlling blood sugar levels in these conditions. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.

    • Kidney disease

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of kidney disease 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.

    • Photo-sensitivity

      This medicine may cause allergic skin reactions on exposure to sunlight in some patients. Patients are advised to use sunscreen and wear protective clothing to avoid these reactions. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required if the reactions are severe.

    • Change of medications

      You may experience some temporary side effects if there is a change in the current medications used for diabetes mellitus. This overlapping effect is because of the change from one medicine to another. Close monitoring of blood sugar levels is recommended in these cases.Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

    • Overdose

      Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Diclofenac moderate
    • Fluconazole moderate
    • Gatifloxacin severe
    • Ketoconazole moderate
    • Miconazole severe
    • Rifampicin moderate
    • Colesevelam moderate
    • Gemfibrozil severe
    • Aloe Vera moderate
    • Insulin injection moderate
    Disease interactions
    • severe

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of congestive heart failure due to the increased risk of fluid retention and worsening of the heart failure.

    • moderate

      Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients having an active bladder tumor since it may worsen the patient's condition.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of liver impairment due to the increased risk of 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.

    • severe

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

    • moderate

      This medicine should be administered with caution in patients prone to having low blood glucose level episodes. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    General Instructions

    Take this medicine as instructed by your doctor. It is advised to take this medicine with meals. Your dose is likely to change over time based on therapeutic response and clinical condition. Regular monitoring of blood sugar levels is recommended during treatment with this medicine. You should always carry a sugar candy with you to counteract unexpected lowering of blood sugar levels. Do not change the dose or duration of use without consulting your doctor. This medicine will show better results if you maintain a strict exercise and diet regimen. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects.

    Other details

    • To be taken with food
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • Does not cause sleepiness

    References

    Additional Information>

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver PIOBETIC-G 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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