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Pioglitazone and Metformin

Dosing Information for Pioglitazone and Metformin

The dose of pioglitazone and metformin that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • How well your diabetes is controlled
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you are currently taking.
     
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 
(Click Pioglitazone and Metformin Dosing for more information.)
 

Side Effects of Pioglitazone and Metformin

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with pioglitazone and metformin. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate pioglitazone and metformin quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
The most common side effects of pioglitazone and metformin include:
 
(Click Side Effects of Pioglitazone and Metformin to learn more, including potentially serious side effects to look out for.)
 
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