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Who Should Not Take Pioglitazone and Glimepiride?

You should not take pioglitazone and glimepiride if you:
 
  • Are allergic to pioglitazone hydrochloride (Actos®), glimepiride (Amaryl®), or any inactive component used to make pioglitazone and glimepiride. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
     
  • Have diabetic ketoacidosis (a life-threatening condition that may occur with uncontrolled diabetes). This condition needs to be treated with insulin.

 

Precautions and Warnings With Pioglitazone and Glimepiride: A Summary

There are a number of situations in which pioglitazone and glimepiride should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the drug. However, it is possible that not all precautions and warnings with pioglitazone and glimepiride were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
 
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