Actoplus Met Diabetic Drug Information
Actoplus Met® (pioglitazone and metformin) is a medication commonly prescribed for people with type 2 diabetes, also known as adult-onset or noninsulin-dependent diabetes. This product has several different effects on the body, and one of its more important benefits for diabetics is that it is less likely to cause dangerously low blood sugar. It comes in tablet form and is generally taken once or twice a day.
When prescribing this drug, information your healthcare provider needs includes a detailed list of any other medicines you are taking (including nonprescription products) and if you have any other medical conditions. These factors can affect the dose of Actoplus Met your healthcare provider recommends.
As a diabetic, you are probably also aware that you need to follow dosing guidelines carefully, monitor your blood sugar as directed, and report any possible side effects of Actoplus Met to your healthcare provider.
(For more information on this diabetic drug, click Actoplus Met. This article provides a detailed look at this product, including general dosing guidelines, important safety precautions, and what to do in cases of overdose.)