Alogliptin and Pioglitazone - Drug Information

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General Information on Alogliptin and Pioglitazone

Generic Name : Alogliptin and Pioglitazone

Latest prescription information about Alogliptin and Pioglitazone. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.

Trade Names/Brand Names of Alogliptin and Pioglitazone

International- Oseni.

Why is Alogliptin and Pioglitazone Prescribed? (Indications)

This combination medication contains thiazolidinedione antidiabetic and DPP-4 inhibitor antidiabetic, prescribed for type 2 diabetes mellitus.  

When should Alogliptin and Pioglitazone not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients who have severe heart failure, and known hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.

What is the dosage of Alogliptin and Pioglitazone?

Dose is based on patient’s condition. Maximum recommended dose is 25/45mg.

How should Alogliptin and Pioglitazone be taken?

It comes as a tablet, which contains 25 mg alogliptin and 15 mg pioglitazone to take by mouth, with or without food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Alogliptin and Pioglitazone?

• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart failure, diabetic eye disease, eye swelling, kidney or liver impairment, bladder cancer, acute pancreatitis, fluid retention, fractures, hypoglycemia (abnormal decrease in blood sugar), premenopausal woman, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Follow diet and exercise program as directed by your physician.
• Monitor blood sugar level regularly while taking this medication.
• Perform eye examination regularly while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Alogliptin and Pioglitazone?

   Most Common : Inflammation of throat and nasal passages, back pain and upper respiratory tract infection.
   Miscellaneous : Nausea or vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, fractures, low blood sugar, vision changes.

What are the other precautions for Alogliptin and Pioglitazone?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Alogliptin and Pioglitazone?

Store it at room temperature (20°C to 25°C).

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osama99 

Dear, Sirs i am researcher in the pharmaceutical field from Egypt and i want to gain [Oseni] and its active constituents (Alogliptin and Pioglitazone) for some pharmaceutical researches.

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