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Piozed 30mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Ipca Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Pioglitazone
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Piozed 30mg Tablet is a drug used to control high blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. It is an anti diabetic drug. It makes the blood cells more sensitive to the action of insulin thus lowering the blood sugar levels in the body. It is used in combination with a proper diet and exercise program to maximize its effects. It also helps in preventing kidney damage, nerve problems and sexual problems. Controlling blood sugar level also helps reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke.

Piozed 30mg Tablet is a drug used to control high blood sugar level in patients with type 2 diabetes. It is an anti diabetic drug. It makes the blood cells more sensitive to the action of insulin thus lowering the blood sugar level. It is used alongside a proper diet and exercise program to maximize its effects. It also helps in preventing kidney damage, nerve problems and sexual problems. Controlling blood sugar level also helps reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke.

Piozed 30mg Tablet is a prescribed drug and should always be taken under the guidance of a medical expert. It is available in three doses: 15mg, 30 mg and 45mg orally consumed tablets. The course duration for this medication is normally3 to 6 months after which the doctor examines its effects on the patient.

There are a few conditions under which you shouldn’t take Piozed 30mg Tablet: if you are allergic to any ingredients of this medicine, if you have suffered from a heart attack in the past or if you have any liver disease. It is also important to mention to your doctor if you are currently using any prescribed drugs or dietary supplements. Piozed 30mg Tablet might also cause changes in the menstrual cycle and increase the risk of becoming pregnant. Hence, it is advisable to use reliable birth control while using this medication. During pregnancy, use this drug only when it’s extremely necessary. Piozed 30mg Tablet might also cause certain side effects.

Some common side effects of this medication are: cold, headache or sore throat. These side effects last for a few days before going away on their own. However sometimes severe side effects occur in which case one should immediately consult the doctor. These side effects are allergic reactions, blurred vision, symptoms of liver problems (like dark urine, stomach trouble or vomiting), or symptoms of low blood sugar. These side effects appear rarely, but if they do, you should immediately consult the doctor.

Piozed 30mg Tablet should be stored at a temperature between 15 to 25 degrees C. It should be kept moisture free and away from direct sunlight. Keep it out of the reach of children or pets.

type diabetes

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Diabetologist before using this medicine.

  • Type II Diabetes Mellitus

    Piozed 30mg Tablet is used to control blood sugar levels in adults with Type II Diabetes Mellitus. The medicine is generally taken in conjunction with controlled diet and regular exercise.
  • Allergy

    Piozed 30mg Tablet is not recommended if you have a known history of allergy to the medicine. It is not recommended for use in people who are sensitive to any medicine belonging to the parent class Sulphonamide derivatives. It is a very broad group and hence caution is advised.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average of 24 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within an hour of oral administration. However, it takes 2-4 hours for the medicine to reach its peak effect.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women. There is a possibility of an adverse effect on the fetus and there is a lack of conclusive evidence from clinical studies. It is advisable to consult your doctor.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is suspected of passing into breast milk and having a harmful effect on the baby. Alternative therapy should be considered in such cases after consulting the doctor.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Piozed 30mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    The missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dosage then the missed dose can be skipped.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    It is recommended to discontinue the medication and contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms like dizziness, confusion, increased heartbeat, tremor and sweating after taking the medication should be reported immediately.
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Piozed 30mg Tablet activates peroxisome proliferator activator receptor causing an increase in the production of components that breaks down lipids and glucose in the body. It also increases insulin response without effecting its secretion.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Heart disease

    Piozed 30mg Tablet should be administered with extreme caution if you suffer from any disease of heart and blood vessels.

    Kidney disease

    Piozed 30mg Tablet should be administered with extreme caution in you suffer from any disease of the kidneys. You should consult your doctor to make suitable adjustment in dosage quantity and/or time-interval between two dosages.

    Liver disease

    Piozed 30mg Tablet should be administered with extreme caution in you suffer from any disease of the liver. You should consult your doctor to make a suitable adjustment in dosage quantity and/or time-interval between two dosages.

    Hypoglycemia

    Piozed 30mg Tablet should be administered with caution in if you are prone to having episodes of low blood sugar. This population includes diabetics who are also malnourished or those receiving Beta-blocker drugs such as Metoprolol and Propranolol.

    Hemolytic Anemia/G6PD Deficiency

    Piozed 30mg Tablet is not recommended for use in people suffering from Hemolytic Anemia. Reporting this condition to the doctor is a must. In such cases, alternate medication not belonging to Sulfonylureas should be considered.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Ethanol

    Consumption of alcohol in large quantities is not recommended when you are taking Piozed 30mg Tablet for controlling blood sugar levels. It is recommended to reduce the alcohol intake so that the adverse effects can be avoided. Symptoms of both reduced or elevated blood sugar levels should be reported to the doctor immediately.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Elevated ALT

    You should consult the doctor about the usage of Piozed 30mg Tablet if a liver test is to be taken in immediate future. This is necessary as the likelihood of getting a false result is very high in such cases.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Gatifloxacin

    Piozed 30mg Tablet is not recommended for use along with Gatifloxacin. You should report the use of either of the medicines to the doctor. Symptoms of high blood sugar, as well as low blood sugar, should be reported immediately. You should not stop the usage of any medicine without talking to the doctor.

    Miconazole

    Piozed 30mg Tablet should not be used with the oral form of Miconazole. Report the usage of either of the medication to the doctor. Suitable dose adjustment and safety monitoring are required in these cases. Symptoms like headache, dizziness, tremor, sweating after taking these medicines should be reported immediately.

    Fluconazole

    Piozed 30mg Tablet should not be used with Fluconazole. Report the usage of either of the medication to the doctor. Suitable dose adjustment and safety monitoring are required in these cases. Symptoms like headache, dizziness, tremor, sweating after taking these medicines should be reported immediately.

    Rifampin

    Piozed 30mg Tablet should not be used with Rifampin. Report the usage of either of the medication to the doctor. Suitable dose adjustment and safety monitoring are required in these cases. Symptoms like increased thirst, hunger, and urination after taking these medicines should be reported immediately.

    Colesevelam

    Report the usage of either of these medications to the doctor. Piozed 30mg Tablet and Colesevelam should be taken with suitable time gap to avoid the interaction from happening. Normally, there should be a gap of 4 hours between the administration of these two medicines.

    Diclofenac

    Piozed 30mg Tablet should not be co-administered with Diclofenac or other NSAIDs. Appropriate dosage adjustment and more frequent monitoring of blood sugar levels are necessary in such cases. Do not stop the usage of any drug without consulting your doctor.
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