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Pioglitazone and Metformin

What If I Take an Overdose of Pioglitazone and Metformin?

People who take too much pioglitazone and metformin may have symptoms that include:
  • Low blood sugar (see Actoplus Met and Blood Sugar)
  • Lactic acidosis, due to the metformin in pioglitazone and metformin (see Metformin and Lactic Acidosis)
  • Fainting
  • Shakiness
  • Fast heartbeat (tachycardia)
  • Confusion
  • Sweating
  • Muscle pain
  • Trouble breathing
  • Abdominal pain (stomach pain)
  • Feeling cold
  • Dizziness
  • Slow or irregular heartbeat.
If you happen to overdose on pioglitazone and metformin, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Actoplus Met Overdose for more information.)

How Should Pioglitazone and Metformin Be Stored?

Pioglitazone and metformin should be stored at room temperature away from moisture or heat. Pioglitazone and metformin tablets should be kept in an airtight container.
Keep pioglitazone and metformin and all medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Pioglitazone and Metformin?

If you do not take your pioglitazone and metformin as scheduled, take your next dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose of pioglitazone and metformin.
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Pioglitazone and Metformin (Actoplus Met)

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