This combination medication contains thiazolidinedione and biguanide antidiabetic, prescribed for type 2 diabetes. It is not for treating type 1 diabetes.
Contraindicated in patients with type 1 diabetes, heart failure, kidney disease, metabolic acidosis, patients undergoing radiological examination and hypersensitivity.
Dose is based on patient’s condition.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart problems, liver impairment, diabetic ketoacidosis, stroke, breathing problems, thyroid problems, stomach problems, adrenal or pituitary problems, diabetic eye disease, vision problems, fluid retention, vomiting, diarrhea, poor nutrition, low blood minerals, anemia, fever, recent injury, burns, alcoholism, who are taking other medications, any allergy, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Follow diet and exercise programme as directed by your healthcare provider.
• Avoid alcohol consumption.
• It may lead to dehydration; drink adequate fluid.
• Monitor complete blood cell counts, fasting blood sugar, hemoglobin A1c, eye exams, or kidney and liver function regularly while taking this medication.
• Most Common : Upper respiratory tract infection, diarrhea, injury, anemia, headache, sinusitis, fatigue, back pain, viral infection, joint pain.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store at 25°C.
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