PIOGLIT MF FORTE
Generic Name :Pioglitazone + Metformin
Brand Name :Actoplus Met
Manufacture :Sun Pharma
Delivery Days :10-12 working days
Quantity : 60 pills
PIOGLIT MF FORTE
Pioglit MF Forte 30 mg/500 mg Tablet helps manage blood sugar levels. Taking this tablet along with a healthy diet and regular exercise will manage your blood sugar levels. It helps treat Type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults. it contributes to the perfect use of insulin to reduce blood sugar levels. Take this tablet as per the prescription of your doctor. To avoid stomach upset, take this tablet with food.
In case you missed the dose of this tablet, take it immediately. If the schedule for the next dose is near, skip the missed dose and continue with the normal schedule. Do not take a double dose to fit in the skipped dose. Taking a double dose can lower blood sugar.
Some common side effects of this tablet are appetite loss, nausea, stomach pain, taste change, blurred vision, and swelling. Well, these symptoms are mild. In case they do not resolve or turn bothersome, consult your diabetologist.
Before you start with this medicine, tell your doctor if you have
- Heart problems
- Kidney problems
- You are pregnant
- You are a breastfeeding mother.
- You are 75 years or above
- You have uncontrolled diabetes
Your doctor would ask you to get some tests done to check the functioning of the kidney before he starts the treatment. Do not drink too much alcohol while you are undergoing treatment. It can elevate the risk of facing side effects.
Uses of Pioglit MF Forte
Treats Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Benefits of Pioglit MF Forte
This tablet helps control increased levels of blood glucose. It eliminates the extra glucose present in the body through urine the tablet also balances the blood glucose levels in the body. Insulin is a hormone that helps reduce blood glucose levels. It also prevents the levels from accelerating after meals. So, keep taking the tablets as the doctor prescribes you.
It is important to keep the blood sugar levels under control to manage diabetes. When the blood sugar levels are under control, you will not face diabetes-related complications.
Side effects of Pioglit MF Forte
Most side effects of this tablet are mild. They diminish after the body is accustomed to it. Still, if you face any issues, speak to your diabetologist.
Common side effects
- A low blood glucose level
- Urinary tract infection
- Upper respiratory tract infection
Directions for use
- Take this tablet with enough water
- Follow the doctor’s prescription
- Do not overdose on this tablet
- Do not stop the medicine without asking your healthcare provider.
Storage & disposal of Pioglit MF Forte tablet
- Store this tablet in a dry & cool place
- Do not expose this tablet to direct sunlight
- Make sure the children and pets do not get access to this medicine.
Contraindications of Pioglit MF Forte tablet
- You have an allergic reaction to metformin or any other substance present in this tablet.
- If you have/had bladder cancer or notice blood in the urine.
- If you had a shock, heart attack or breathing issues, or any other health condition in the past which may lower the oxygen quantity passed on to the tissues.
- If you have extremely low blood sugar levels, lactic acidosis, or diabetic ketoacidosis.
- If you are addicted to alcohol-based drinks heavily.
- If you are dehydrated or have a severe infection.
- If you are nursing your baby.
- If you are supposed to undergo an X-Ray using an injectable dye.
Alcohol is not safe to drink while taking this tablet.
This tablet is not safe to use in pregnant women. Speak to your physician to know the risks and benefits of this tablet.
This tablet may not be safe for use in nursing women. So, please check with your physician before using it.
This tablet doesn’t affect your awareness to drive.
Kidney patients should use this tablet with caution. You may need dose adjustments so consult your physician.
Ideally, the use of this tablet is not advisable for patients with serious kidney disease. They need to check kidney function often through different tests while taking this tablet.
Liver patients should take this tablet with caution. They may need dose adjustments. So, it is important to speak to the doctor before using it. The patients with liver problems are started with low doses in mild to moderate liver disease. But, in patients with severe liver problems, this tablet is not advisable.
Q-After how many hours does Pioglit MF Forte tablet show its effects?
You can see the effect of this tablet within 1-3 hours after taking the tablet.
Q-How long the tablet’s effects would last?
The exact duration for which this tablet is active in the body is not known.
Q-Can I continue alcohol consumption during the treatment of Pioglit MF Forte tablet?
It is not advisable to drink alcohol during the treatment as it can increase the risk of harmful consequences.
Q-Is this tablet addictive?
No. This tablet is not addictive.
Q-Is it safe to drive after taking this tablet?
This tablet doesn’t affect your alertness to drive. Well, if you notice any symptoms like vision disturbances, then do not drive after taking this tablet.
Q-Do I need to follow any food restrictions while taking this tablet?
Well, it is important to adopt a healthy diet and manage weight to keep your sugar levels under control. Do not drink excessive alcohol. Quit alcohol to see the best results.
Q-What precautions one should take while taking this tablet?
This tablet is not ideal for you if you are a heart patient, have liver or kidney disease or disease related to pituitary or adrenal. Let your healthcare provider know if you are breastfeeding or pregnant. Also, inform the doctor if you are planning an operation, an X-Ray procedure wherein dye injected is needed, or dental work. You may need to discontinue taking this tablet before the procedure. You may need to wait for 48 hours before you start taking it again.
Do not stress yourself and engage in meditation, yoga, and other exercises to manage diabetes. A healthy lifestyle is key to controlling blood sugar levels.