Type 2 diabetes mellitus – It is a metabolic disease that is shows high blood sugar level, insulin resistance and relative lack of insulin.
The drug includes Metformin and Pioglitazone. The two agents control or improve sugar level in these patients. It is used in combination with diet and exercise.
The drug includes two medicines-
Metformin – It belongs to the biguanides class of medication.
Pioglitazone: It belongs to the class of medication called as thiazolidinedione.
They together help to control sugar level in patient with Diabetes mellitus type-2
How to take Metformin- Pioglitazone?
The drug comes in the form of a Tablet of strength 15/500 mg.
General Dose: one or two times in a day as prescribed by your Doctor.
Children: Safety and efficacy not established.
Geriatric: Dose is same as adult. Take care in case of patient >80 years for Renal function.
Maximum dose: 45 mg of pioglitazone/2550 mg of metformin.
Take it orally around the same time every day with food. The Dosage depend on
Your Doctor may ask you to start at a low dose and gradually increase it as needed. Keep the track of the results and show your doctor. Your dosage /treatment may need to be changed if required by your Doctor.
What are the Uses of Metformin and Pioglitazone?
What are the Precautions in taking Metformin and Pioglitazone?
Cost of Metformin/pioglitazone (Generic and Brand).
The cost of brand medicine increases due to the Brand name of the company. Its price also increases due to the packaging and pricing. They spend a lot of amount on the research and development of the drugs.
But the Generic drugs are cheaper than the brand ones. We order in bulk. Other several cost-cutting measures also reduce the cost of this drug. This is passed on to our customers.
Cost of Generic Metformin/pioglitazone.
Pack of 90 tablets of 15/500 mg costs $ 53.99, per unit cost is $ 0.6.
Cost of Brand Actoplus Met.
Pack of 90 tablets of 15/500 mg costs $ 992.38, per unit cost is $ 11.03.
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