Actos (Pioglitazone) is a once-a-day prescription pill for type 2 diabetes that along with healthy eating and physical activity helps your body more effectively use its own natural insulin or the insulin you take. Finally, control your diabetes and order Generic Actos today!
Generic Actos may also be marketed as: Pioglitazone, Actos, Glustin, Glizone and Pios.
*Actos® is manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceuticals.
Generic Actos (pioglitazone) is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. Generic Actos is for people with type 2 diabetes. Pioglitazone is sometimes used in combination with insulin or other medications, but it is not for treating type 1 diabetes.
Take Generic Actos exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results.
Generic Actos is usually taken once daily. You may take Generic Actos with or without food.
Your blood sugar will need to be checked often, and you may need other blood tests at your doctor's office. Visit your doctor regularly.
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction to Generic Actos: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using Generic Actos and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
Less serious Generic Actos side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur.
Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Generic Actos. It lowers blood sugar and may interfere with your diabetes treatment.
You should not use Generic Actos if you are allergic to pioglitazone, if you have severe heart failure, if you have active bladder cancer, or if you are in a state of diabetic ketoacidosis (call your doctor for treatment with insulin).
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially: