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      PIOZ 15MG TAB

      Country of origin: INDIA

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      10 Units/pack

      MRP 63

      Inclusive of all Taxes

      FLAT 20% OFF On bills above 1000.0
      PIOZ 15MG TAB

      Pioz 15mg Tab
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Pioz 15mg Tab is a medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults. It helps control blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. This helps to prevent serious complications of diabetes like kidney damage, nerve problems, loss of limbs and blindness. However, the uses mentioned here may not be exhaustive. There may be other reasons or situations in which this medicine might be used.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredients of Pioz 15mg Tab is Pioglitazone 15 MG

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Pioz 15mg Tab is an anti-diabetic medication which works by increasing the body’s sensitivity to insulin, which is a natural substance that helps control blood sugar levels in the body.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking this medicine

      • Hypersensitivity or allergy to Pioz 15mg Tab or any of its components
      • Allergy to any other drugs
      • Type 1 diabetes mellitus
      • Diabetic ketoacidosis
      • Heart disease
      • Thyroid disease
      • Any hormonal conditions
      • Liver disease
      • Kidney problems
      • Any other ailments or illnesses that you may have
      • Caution: It is very important to tell your doctor about your complete medical history. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are
      • Pregnant or breastfeeding
      • Suffering with any pre-existing conditions/illnesses
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      Pioz 15mg Tab is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side-effects are usually mild and resolve on their own. However, if they seem to persist for a longer duration of time, please consult your doctor. The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this medicine. Some common side-effects are as follows:

      • Allergic reactions to any of the compounds in Pioz 15mg Tab
      • Weight gain
      • Blurred vision
      • Respiratory tract infection
      • Numbness
      • Bone fracture
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Pioz 15mg Tab can be taken with food or on an empty stomach. The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor. It is best to take this medicine at a fixed time. It is important that this medicine should not be taken more than the recommended dose.
      Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not try to break/crush/chew the tablet.
      Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take Pioz 15mg Tab as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next scheduled time. Do not take two doses of this medicine at the same time as it can be dangerous to your health.
      Bear in mind that it takes a few weeks for the medicine to work so you need to take it regularly even if you feel it is not doing you any good. You must keep taking the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.
      Pioz 15mg Tab should be taken only by the person for whom it has been recommended by a qualified physician.

      Overdosage

      Signs and symptoms MAY BE NOTED in case of an overdosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions in your body after taking this medicine, please contact your doctor immediately. It is best to avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage of this medicine. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

      • Trembling
      • Sweating
      • Rashes
      • Itching
      • Nausea
      • Vomiting
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      It is best to take Pioz 15mg Tab only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Adjustment of dosage or avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      safe to use in case of any kidney ailment/disorder? Pioz 15mg Tab is most probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. This tablet rarely affects the kidneys. It is advisable to consult your doctor and let him/her know in advance if you have any ailments related to the renal issues before using this medicine.

      Liver:

      safe to use in case of any liver ailment/disorder? Pioz 15mg Tab may be unsafe to use by patients with liver ailments. This medicine may harm the liver and people with liver disease may be at increased risk of developing severe complications. Tell your doctor in order to make sure the medicine is helping you and not causing any harm.

      Pregnancy:

      safe to use in pregnant women? Pioz 15mg Tab may be unsafe for pregnant women. Although only limited studies have been carried out in humans, studies done on animals have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. This medicine is a powerful medicine and therefore, it should be taken by pregnant women only when recommended by the physician. The doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing this medicine

      Lactation:

      safe to use in breastfeeding women?
      Pioz 15mg Tab may be safe if you are breastfeeding. However, this tablet should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary to use during breastfeeding. Whether this medicine may be used or not by a breast-feeding mother should be decided by the doctor.

      Alcohol:

      is it okay to consume alcohol during the use of this medicine? Mixing alcohol and medications may increase the risk of adverse reactions or complications, decrease the effectiveness of medications or even render them useless. Interactions of alcohol with drugs may make them harmful or even toxic to the body. Consumption of alcohol is not advisable. Please consult your doctor.

      Driving:

      does this medicine make you dizzy/ interfere with your sleep? Most people do not realize that many prescription and over-the-counter medicines can cause drowsiness and impair the ability to drive, thus making driving dangerous for themselves and others. If you notice any abnormal changes after ingesting Pioz 15mg Tab, it is better to avoid driving. Please consult your doctor.

      Food:

      Interactions between food and drugs may inadvertently reduce or increase the effect of the drug. Some commonly used herbs, fruits or other ingredients may cause failure of the therapy or even cause serious alterations of the patient’s health. this medicine can be taken with food or without it but it is not known whether there are any interactions with food. Please consult your doctor.

      Drug Interactions:

      Drug interactions may be dangerous as they could change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Be sure to keep a list of all the medicines you use for other illnesses including prescription medicines and herbal products in order to share it with your doctor. Do not start Pioz 15mg Tab on your own. Please consult your doctor.

      Precautions
      • Keep this medicine out of reach of small children.
      • Keep this medicine in a cool place, away from heat and moisture.
      • Check the date of expiry of this medicine and do not use the medicine beyond its date of expiry.
      • Do not accept a damaged product.
      • Store this medicine at room temperature.
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category N: Not classified yet


      Drug Composition information
      What is Pioglitazone for:

      This medication is a thiazolidinedione antidiabetic, prescribed for type 2 diabetes in certain patients. It is used along with diet and exercise. It may be used alone or with other antidiabetic medicines. It lowers blood sugar by reducing insulin resistance.

      How does Pioglitazone work:

      Pioglitazone helps your body use the insulin it makes better.

      How should Pioglitazone be used:

      It comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It is usually taken once daily with or without meals. Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 15 to 30 mg once daily. Max: 45 mgday.

      Common side effects of Pioglitazone :

      Low blood sugar. Signs include anger, shaking, a fast heartbeat, confusion, or sweating. Keep hard candies, glucose tablets, liquid glucose, or juice on hand for low blood sugar. Headache. Swelling. Weight gain. Nose irritation. Cough. Feeling tired or weak. Weak bones. Heart failure may happen. Harm to the liver may rarely happen. Bladder cancer may rarely happen.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

      What precautions should I take when taking Pioglitazone :

      If you have an allergy to pioglitazone or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have a very weak heart. If you are breast-feeding.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Signs of infection. These include a fever of 100.5°F (38°C) or higher, chills, very bad sore throat, ear or sinus pain, cough, more sputum or change in color of sputum, pain with passing urine, mouth sores, wound that will not heal, or anal itching or pain. Trouble breathing. Very low blood sugar or very high blood sugar. Very bad belly pain. Swelling in your legs or belly. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Not able to eat. A big weight gain. Dark urine or yellow skin or eyes. Feeling very tired or weak. Sudden change in eyesight or in the way you see color. Pain when passing urine or blood in urine. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take Pioglitazone with other medicines:

      Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store Pioglitazone :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Antidiabetic Agents


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions
      Q1. What is the use of Pioz 15mg Tab?

      Pioz 15mg Tab is a medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults. It helps control blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. This helps to prevent serious complications of diabetes like kidney damage, nerve problems, loss of limbs and blindness.

      Q2. Can we take Pioz 15mg Tab daily?

      It is best to use this medicine as directed on the label or exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It is recommended not to use this tab in smaller or larger amounts or for a longer duration of time than recommended.

      Q3. How many Pioz 15mg Tab can be taken in a day?

      This medicine is best taken as recommended by the doctor.

      Q4. What are the side effects of Pioz 15mg Tab?

      Side effects are allergic reactions to any of the compounds in this medicine, weight gain blurred vision, respiratory tract infection, numbness and bone fracture.

      Q5. Does Pioz 15mg Tab make you sleepy?

      No. This tab does not make you drowsy. However, please tell your doctor about all other medicines that you may be taking as drug interactions may make you sleepy.

      Q6. When should I take Pioz 15mg Tab?

      At a fixed time as per your doctor’s recommendations.

      Q7. Is Pioz 15mg Tab harmful for health?

      No. This medication is quite safe to take. However, pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Please follow recommendations of your doctor correctly to avoid complications.

      Q8. Can we take Pioz 15mg Tab on an empty stomach or should take it with food?

      It can be taken with or without food.

      Q9. What are the precautions I need to follow while taking the Pioz 15mg Tabs?

      Patients with hypersensitivity or allergy to this medicine or any of its components, allergy to any other drugs, type 1 diabetes mellitus, diabetic ketoacidosis, heart disease, thyroid disease, any hormonal conditions, liver disease, kidney problems should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may interact with this medicine.

      Q10. Can I give Pioz 15mg Tab to a child?

      Giving medicines to children is complicated. Please consult your doctor before administering any drug to your child.

      Q11. How long does the effect of Pioz 15mg Tab last?

      It usually depends on dose and duration that the medicine has been taken.

      Q12. Can I take Pioz 15mg Tab during pregnancy?

      This medicine may not be safe but please consult your doctor.

      Q13. At what time can I take Pioz 15mg Tab?

      Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is better to take it at a fixed time.

      Q14. Can I take Pioz 15mg Tab without a doctor’s prescription?

      No. Prescription Required.

      Q15. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am taking Pioz 15mg Tab?

      Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause interactions with this medicine.

      Q16. How to store Pioz 15mg Tab? Should I refrigerate it?

      Please store at room temperature (10-30°C).

      Q17. If I have trouble swallowing Pioz 15mg Tab, can I mix it in water and drink?

      No. Please swallow it whole.

      Q18. For how long should I take Pioz 15mg Tab?

      The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor.

      Q19. By when should I start seeing results of Pioz 15mg Tab?

      The amount of time taken by this medicine to show its effect is subject to vary based on the individual and intended use.

      Q20. What are the alternate medicines to the Pioz 15mg Tab?

      PIZOWYN 15MG TAB
      ,
      PIOGLAR 15MG TAB
      ,
      PIOGLIT 15MG TAB

      Seller Information
      Manufactured By

      USV PVT LTD

      b.s.d.marg govandi mumbai 400088

      Packed By

      USV PVT LTD

      b.s.d.marg govandi mumbai 400088

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