Endocrine System Channel
Topics
Medications
Quicklinks
Related Channels

Actoplus Met XR Uses

Can Children Take It?

Actoplus Met XR has not been adequately studied in children, and there is not enough information available to recommend its use. Talk to your healthcare provider about the benefits and risks of using Actoplus Met XR for type 2 diabetes in children.
 

Off-Label Actoplus Met XR Uses

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend this product for treating something other than type 2 diabetes. This is called an "off-label" use.
 
At this time, a possible off-label use for Actoplus Met XR is the treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). However, because of the possible link between thiazolidinedione medications and heart problems (see Actoplus Met XR Warnings and Precautions), the use of metformin alone (without the pioglitazone) is probably more acceptable for this use.
 
Diabetes Tips for Seniors

Actoplus Met XR Medication Information

Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2017 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.