LiveZilla Live Chat Software

Lisa Jones, United States says,

  • "I have been using you for over 10 years. I don't have health insurance and this is the only way I can afford my medications."
  • Michael Gleason, United States says,

  • "I am an American pharmacist and I buy my medications at InternationalDrugMart.com."
  • Donald Albright, United States says,

  • "In over two years, I have never failed to receive my medications before I ran out of my monthly supply. The online ordering is simple and fast and very much less expensive. I have saved many hundreds of dollars. Thank you."
  • Fredrick Hyatt, United States says,

  • "My shitzu is epileptic and without being able to order medications online from your pharmacy, I would not be able to afford to keep him. This stops his seizures and lets him be active as he should be. Thank you, Rick H."
  • Kimberly Arnoldt, United States says,

  • "Your prices are very reasonable at least on the meds I need. I have no insurance, so your pharmacy has been a godsend. I have recommended you to many of my uninsured friends as well."
  • Louis Tammaro, United States says,

  • "I ordered TOPLAP Lidocaine cream because of the great price. This cream is much more effective than the brand from my local drug store and it was much cheaper. Great customer service!"
  • Click to find International Shipping charges at our pharmacy.
    Easy and secure shopping @ InternationalDrugMart.com.
    Get your instant Coupon now!
    Price challenge
    Graphical representation showing How to order at International Drug Mart Graphical representation showing
    How to order at International Drug Mart
    Find us on Facebook
    Follow us on Twitter
    You are here: Home > Pharmacy > A > Actos

      ACTOS (Pioglitazone Hydrochloride)

      Generic for Actos (Pioglitazone Hydrochloride) is an oral antidiabetic medication used to control high blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. It may be prescribed along with insulin or other medications. This drug works by regulating the insulin function in your body, thereby lowering the blood sugar levels. Pioglitazone Hydrochloride should be combined with healthy diet and regular exercise. READ MORE>>

       

      Drug is not available!

      Tell a friend and get $25 Discount!
      Ask Our Pharmacist a Question
       
    Drug Information
    Share drug information with your friendsClick here to print this information

    Actos (Pioglitazone Hydrochloride)

    Generic for Actos (Pioglitazone Hydrochloride) is an oral antidiabetic medication used to control high blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. It may be prescribed along with insulin or other medications. This drug works by regulating the insulin function in your body, thereby lowering the blood sugar levels. Pioglitazone Hydrochloride should be combined with healthy diet and regular exercise.

    Recommended Dosage - Discount Prescription Drug Generic for Actos

    The dosage of Generic for Actos prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label. The following dosage information includes the common dose of Generic for Actos. If your dose is different, do not follow the dosage described below unless your physician has approved.

    The recommended starting dose of Generic for Actos is 15 to 30 milligrams once a day. It can be taken before or after food.

    Missed Dose of Generic for Actos

    If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Actos medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

    Overdose of Generic for Actos

    Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Actos, seek medical attention immediately. The overdose symptoms of this drug include signs of low blood sugar as follows: fainting, hunger, headache, confusion, weakness, dizziness, tremors, sweating, fast heartbeat, and seizure.

    Side Effects of Generic for Actos

    Like other medicines, Generic for Actos can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Actos are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

    It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Actos cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Actos develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

    The common side effects of Generic for Actos are hypoglycemia, muscle aches, respiratory tract infection, headache, tooth problems, and sore throat. Some of the serious side effects of this drug are difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat; rapid weight gain; dark urine; and yellowing of the skin or eyes. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Actos.

    Drug Interaction - Cheap Prescription Drug Generic for Actos

    Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Actos, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

    Generic for Actos can interact with other anti-diabetic medicines, quinolone antibiotics, water pills, seizure medicines, birth control medicines, and steroids.

    Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

    What drug(s) may interact with Generic for Actos?

    It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Actos.

    Before using Generic for Actos, ask the following questions to the doctor:

    Is it possible for me to take Generic for Actos with other drugs?
    Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Actos?
    What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Actos?
    How will Generic for Actos work in my body?
    How should Generic for Actos be taken?
    How to reduce the risk of Generic for Actos drug interactions and side effects?

    Warnings and Precautions

    The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. Before taking Actos, tell your doctor if you have liver problems, type I diabetes, heart failure, or stroke. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it may lower your blood sugar levels and may increase the risk of hypoglycemia. Store the medicine at room temperature in a tight container.

     

    Share this Article!


    Ask or Reply Questions
    Posted By... IDMRx User | 2011-04-13
    Will the Pioglitazone Hydrochloride work as good as Actos I am currently taking? Reply
    Replied by Pharmacist @ IDM
    Hi, Yes absolutely Pioglitazone will give you the exact effect what Actos does.
    Reply
    Posted By... IDMRx User | 2011-03-26
    I had purchase actos on line but, it seems like its not potent like the original actos, my question is now my mg. of the actos went up to 45mg. and what I have is 30mg. on the generic, can I take 2 of the 30 to use it up cause on the selection u have is just 15 or 30 mg. Reply
    Replied by Pharmacist @ IDM
    Hi, As per your above information you told that you want to have Actos 45mg from now. But taking 2 tablets of 30mg will compensate Actos 60mg only. So I would suggest you to take Generic for Actos 30mg and Generic for Actos 15mg together to compensate Generic for Actos 45mg.
    Reply
    Back to top^