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Duetact Drug Info

When diabetes cannot be controlled by diet and exercise alone, a medication such as Duetact® (pioglitazone and glimepiride) may be necessary. This prescription product is a combination of two different diabetes drugs: pioglitazone hydrochloride (Actos®) and glimepiride (Amaryl®). This drug comes in the form of a tablet and is usually taken once a day, with or without food.
 
In clinical studies, common side effects of Duetact included:
 
  • Low blood sugar
  • Upper respiratory tract infections (similar to the common cold)
  • Weight gain.
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(Click Duetact for more info on this drug, including other side effects, how it performed in clinical trials, and what to do in cases of overdose.)
 

Duetact Drug Info

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