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Healthcare providers may recommend treatment with alogliptin and pioglitazone in people with type 2 diabetes. The combination medication works by lowering the amount of sugar produced by the liver and by increasing the amount of insulin produced in response to meals. It comes in tablet form and is taken once daily. Side effects may include a runny nose, back pain, and upper respiratory tract infections.
- Sore throat and runny or stuffy nose
- Back pain
- Upper respiratory tract infection, such as the common cold.