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Takeda Actos

  • 15mg
  • Availability: In Stock

Takeda Actos
  • 30mg
  • Availability: In Stock

Takeda Actos
  • 45mg
  • Availability: In Stock


  • Pioglitazone, a thiazolidinedione-type known as Glitazone drug treats Diabetes
  • The medicine restores the body’s proper response to insulin and lowers the blood sugar
  • It prevents kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs, and sexual function problems, lessen risk of heart attack or stroke, and releases the body's natural insulin
  • Pioglitazone, an active ingredient used in similar medicines like Actos
  • The medicine is available in dosages as Actos 15 mg, Actos 30 mg and Actos 45 mg
  • Actos is composed as white or red round conventional tablet and packed as 10 tablets per blister
  • Effectiveness can be seen in 2 to 3 months of the treatment

Directions for Use
recommended consuming once a day, not against the prescription of the doctor

Do's and Don'ts

  • Consumption of alcohol is contraindicated while treating with Actos
  • Do not take Pioglitazone in case of allergic to pioglitazone or any ingredients mentioned on the strip
  • Do initiate treatment in patients with active liver disease and symptomatic heart failure
  • Avoid tanning booths and sunlamps and exposure to direct sunlight
  • Use sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors
  • Check the blood sugar regularly and discuss with the doctor regularly
  • Advisable to carry glucose tablets or gel to treat low blood sugar
  • Do not skip meals

Side Effects

  • Common side effects: Swelling, when used in combination with sulfonylurea or insulin, low blood sugar, upper respiratory infection, headache, heart failure, sinus infection, fracture of bone, sore throat, muscle pain, aggravated diabetes, diabetic swelling in the eye, increased cholesterol, decreased serum triglycerides, decreased hematocrit/hemoglobin, bladder cancer
  • Serious side effects: Decreased visual acuity/blurred vision, shortness of breath, increased transaminases, weight gain, blood in urine, abdominal pain, feeling unwell, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay colored stools, yellowing of skin or eyes, cold symptoms, back pain, tooth problems


  • Seek the doctor attention right away if get sunburned or have skin blisters/redness
  • Avoid activities like driving, using machinery, or doing any activity that requires alertness
  • Missed dose can be taken as soon as remembered
  • Consumption of Pioglitazone prohibited in children and women
  • Not suitable for breastfeeding women, Actos may have undesirable effects on a nursing infant


  • Controlled room temperature below 30oC is suitable to store Pioglitazone
  • Strictly keep away the medicine from excess heat, direct sunlight, and excessive humidity
  • Keep Actos tightly closed container and away from children


  • Do not throw Actos openly in the household trash
  • Dispose Pioglitazone with dirt carefully packed in the sealed plastic bag


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