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Pioglitazone and Metformin XR

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much pioglitazone and metformin XR may have symptoms that include:
  • Low blood sugar
  • Lactic acidosis, due to the metformin in pioglitazone and metformin XR (see Metformin and Lactic Acidosis)
  • Fainting
  • Shakiness
  • Fast heartbeat (tachycardia)
  • Confusion
  • Sweating
  • Muscle pain
  • Trouble breathing
  • Abdominal pain (stomach pain)
  • Feeling cold
  • Dizziness
  • Slow or irregular heartbeat.
If you happen to overdose on this drug, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Actoplus Met XR Overdose to learn more.)

How Should Pioglitazone and Metformin XR Be Stored?

Pioglitazone and metformin XR should be stored at room temperature away from moisture and heat. The tablets should be kept in an airtight container.
Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your pioglitazone and metformin XR as scheduled, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.

Generic Pioglitazone and Metformin XR

There is currently no generic pioglitazone and metformin XR licensed for sale (see Generic Actoplus Met XR).

Who Makes It?

Pioglitazone and metformin XR is manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceuticals.
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