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Pioz MF 15 Tablet

100.00

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Manufacturer
USV Ltd
SALT COMPOSITION
Pioglitazone (15mg) + Metformin (500mg)
Storage
Store below 30°C
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Description

Introduction

Pioz MF 15 Tablet SR is a combination medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. This medicine is used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. It helps in proper utilisation of insulin, thereby lowering the blood sugar level.

Pioz MF 15 Tablet SR should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It must be taken with food to avoid stomach upset. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose. Overdose may lead to low blood sugar (hypoglycemia).

Some people may develop common side effects like nausea, loss of appetite, taste changes, stomach pain, diarrhea, edema (swelling) and blurred vision. However, these are usually not bothersome. If these do not resolve or worry you, please consult your doctor.

Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any kidney, liver or heart problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Your doctor will check your kidney function tests before starting treatment with it. Avoid excessive alcohol intake while taking it as this may increase the risk of developing some side effects.


Uses of Pioz MF Tablet SR

  • Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Benefits of Pioz MF Tablet SR

In Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Pioz MF 15 Tablet SR is a medicine that helps to control high blood glucose (sugar) levels. It helps get rid of extra glucose from your body through urine. It also improves the body’s response to the hormone insulin, which is responsible for regulating blood glucose (sugar) levels in our body. The insulin helps to lower your blood glucose levels and prevents them from rising after taking meals. You should keep taking it for as long as it is prescribed.
Lowering blood glucose levels is an essential part of managing diabetes. If you can control the level you will reduce the risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage, eye damage, nerve problems, and loss of limbs. Taking this medicine regularly along with proper diet and exercise will help you live a normal, healthy life.

Side effects of Pioz MF Tablet SR

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Pioz MF

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level)
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Flatulence
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Edema (swelling)

How to use Pioz MF Tablet SR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Pioz MF 15 Tablet SR is to be taken with food.

How Pioz MF Tablet SR works

Pioz MF 15 Tablet SR is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Pioglitazone and metformin. Pioglitazone is a thiazolidinedione which works by increasing the body’s sensitivity to insulin. Metformin is a biguanide which decreases the production and absorption of sugar in your body and allows better use of existing insulin. Together, they provide better control of blood sugar.

Safety advice

warnings

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Pioz MF 15 Tablet SR.
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Pioz MF 15 Tablet SR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Breast feeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Pioz MF 15 Tablet SR is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
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Driving

SAFE
Pioz MF 15 Tablet SR does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney

CAUTION
Pioz MF 15 Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pioz MF 15 Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Pioz MF 15 Tablet SR is, however, not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver

CAUTION
Pioz MF 15 Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pioz MF 15 Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Pioz MF 15 Tablet SR is generally started with low dose in patients with mild to moderate liver disease and its use is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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