Piol M 500500mg+15mg
Opsonin Pharma Limited
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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Piol M 500.
Piol M 500 may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the develop... View More
Piol M 500 is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is too low or too high. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Piol M 500 should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Piol M 500 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of ... View More
Piol M 500 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Piol M 500 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Piol M 5... View More
Piol M 500 is a combination medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. This medicine is used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar... View More
Uses of Piol M 500
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Side effects of Piol M 500
- Loss of appetite
- Taste change
- Stomach pain
- Edema (swelling)
- Weight gain
- Respiratory tract infection
- Bone fracture
- Blurred vision
How to use Piol M 500
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. Piol M 500 is to be taken ... View More
How Piol M 500 works
Piol M 500 is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Pioglitazone and metformin. Pioglitazone is a thiazolidinedione which works by increasing the... View More
- Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
- Monitor your blood sugar level regularly while you are taking this medicine.
- It can cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when used with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or if you delay or miss a meal.
- Always carry some sugary food or fruit juice with you in case you experience hypoglycemic symptoms such as cold sweats, cool pale skin, tremor, and anxi... View More
- Your doctor may check your liver function regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop symptoms such as abdominal pain, loss of appetite, or yellowing o... View More
- Inform your doctor if you notice weight gain, shortness of breath, irregular heartbeat, or any abnormal swelling.
Type 2 DM
Oral Type 2 diabetes mellitus Adult: Tab contains pioglitazone 15 mg and metformin 500 mg or 850 mg: Initially, 15 mg/500 mg bid or 15 mg/850 mg on... View More
Safety and efficacy not established
Renal impairment Obtain eGFR before starting metformin eGFR <30 mL/min/1.73 m²: Contraindicated eGFR 30-45 mL/min/1.73 m²: Not recommended to initiat... View More
Renal disease or renal dysfunction (e.g. as suggested by serum creatinine levels >1.5 mg/dl in male, >1.4 mg/dl in females or abnormal creatinine cleara... View More
Mode of Action
Pioglitazone is as a potent and highly selective agonist for the peroxisome proliferator activated receptor-gamma. Activation of these receptors promote... View More
Patient w/ oedema, anaemia. Premenopausal, anovulatory women. Pregnancy. Patient Counselling This drug may cause visual disturbance, if affected, do not... View More
>10% Lower limb edema (2.9-11.3%),Upper respiratory infection (12-16) 1-10% Weight gain (2.9-6.7%),Diarrhea (4.8-5.8%),Nausea (3.6-5.8%),Urinary tr... View More
Additive effect w/ sulfonylureas. Thiazide diuretics, corticosteroids, phenothiazines, OC, sympathomimetics, niacin, Ca channel blockers and isoniazid m... View More
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