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ACTOS Tablets 15 [Brand Name]

ACTOS Tablets 15 [Brand Name]

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Active ingredient
Pioglitazone hydrochloride
Brand name medicine
Effects of this medicine
・This medicine improves hyperglycemia by enhancing the action of insulin.
・It is usually used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)
・In general, for adults, take 1 to 2 tablets (15 to 30 mg of pioglitazone) at a time, once a day, before or after breakfast. The dosage may be adjusted according the gender, age and symptoms, but 3 tablets (45 mg) a day is the upper limit of dosage.
・When given concomitantly with an insulin preparation, in general, for adults, take 1 tablet (15 mg of pioglitazone) at a time, once a day, before or after breakfast. The dosage may be adjusted according to the gender, age and symptoms, but 2 tablets (30 mg) a day is the upper limit of dosage.
・In any case, strictly follow the instructions.
・If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible if prior to noon. As hypoglycemia may occur, do not take this medicine after severe exercise or on an empty stomach. You should never take two doses at one time.
Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist
・If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines or foods.
・If you have a heart disease or a history of heart disease, ketosis, diabetic coma or precoma, type 1 diabetes mellitus, hepatic disorder, renal disorder or severe infection; are in a pre- or post-operative state; have an injury, pituitary abnormality, adrenal disorder, inadequate food intake or debility; are doing strenuous physical exercise or a heavy drinker; have a bladder cancer/a history of bladder cancer or diabetic retinopathy.
・If you are pregnant, possibly pregnant or breastfeeding.
・If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)
Precautions while taking this medicine
・Strictly follow the instructions on dietary/exercise therapy.
・This medicine may cause hypoglycemia. Pay close attention when working at heights or operating dangerous machinery such as driving a car. Make sure to tell your family and persons around you that you are taking this medicine.
・When hypoglycemia symptoms occur, take an adequate amount of sugar (e.g., sugar, glucose, soft drinks). If you are taking this medicine concomitantly with an α-glucosidase inhibitor (medicines which delay absorption of sugar such as voglibose and acarbose), ingest glucose in case of any hypoglycemic symptoms.
・Increase in the potential risk of developing bladder cancer in patients taking this medicine cannot be completely denied. Therefore, patients taking this medicine are followed by periodic urinary tests, etc. If bloody urine, frequent urination, painful urination, etc. appear, consult with your doctor.
・For healthcare professional use only
Storage conditions and other information
・Keep out of reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
・Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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