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  • Actos Tablets 30  20tablets
  • senpatsu
  • JP

Code:001140-001

Actos Tablets 30 20tablets

Sale Price:US$85.62

Warehouse Japan1
Manufacturer Takeda-Teva Pharma
Brand Takeda Pharmaceutical
JAN Code ---
GS1 ---
Ingredient Code 3969007
Shipping Schedule 5 to 10 working days after payment

Description

This medicine improves hyperglycemia by enhancing the action of insulin.
It is usually used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Presentation

20Tablets

Feature

White to yellowish white tablet

Active Ingredients

Pioglitazone hydrochloride

Effect/Efficacy

This medicine improves hyperglycemia by enhancing the action of insulin.
Usually, used for treatment of type II diabetes mellitus.

Usage/Dosage

● General dosage regimen:
 - For adults, take 0.5 to 1 tablet (15 to 30 mg of pioglitazone) at a time, once a day, before or after breakfast. The dosage should be adjusted according to your gender, age and symptoms, but 1.5 tablets (45 mg) a day is the upper limit of dosage.
● When given concomitantly with an insulin preparation:
- For adults, take 0.5 tablets (15 mg of pioglitazone) at a time, once a day, before or after breakfast. The dosage should be adjusted according to your gender, age and symptoms, but 1 tablet (30 mg) a day is the upper limit of dosage.
● Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor/pharmacist.
● If you missed a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible if prior to noon. As hypoglycemia may occur, do not take the medicine after severe exercise or on an empty stomach. DO NOT take double doses to make up for the missed dose.
● If you took too much of the medicine (more than ordered), check with your doctor/pharmacist.
● Do not stop taking the medicine without the instructions of your doctor.

Cautions

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist :
If you ever experienced any allergic reaction (itch, rash etc.) to any medicine.
If you have a heart disease or a history of heart disease, ketosis, diabetic coma or precoma, insulin-dependent 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; or have a bladder cancer or a history of bladder cancer, or diabetic retinopathy.
If you are 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.)

Contraindication

Common side effects are reported as below. If any of them occurs, check with your doctor/pharmacist:
 - anemia, increased blood pressure, palpitation, pressurized feeling in the chest, hot flush, rash, itching, nausea, vomiting, abdominal discomfort, heart burn, abdominal pain, enlarged feeling of abdomen, diarrhea, constipation, excessive appetite, loss of appetite, dizziness, light-headedness, headache, sleepiness, malaise, lassitude, numbness, weight increase, aggravation of diabetic retinopathy, shortness of breath, etc.

The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
- swelling, rapid weight increase, shortness of breath, palpitation [heart failure]
- swelling, rapid weight increase [edema]
- loss of appetite, yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes [liver disorder, jaundice]
- cold sweat, feeling hungry, trembling of hands/feet [hypoglycemia]
- lassitude, muscle pain, brown urine [rhabdomyolysis]
- pain in the pit of stomach, nausea, black stool [relapse of gastric ulcer]
- fever, cough, breathing difficulty [interstitial pneumonia]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.