Pizaccord (Pioglitazone HCL)
What is Pizaccord (Pioglitazone HCL) used for?
Pizaccord (Pioglitazone HCL) is an oral medication prescribed to treat patients with type 2 diabetes. It operates by controlling blood glucose levels to prevent symptoms associated with hyperglycaemia including blurry vision, fatigue, increased urination, tremors, or seizures. This treatment is normally prescribed along with regular exercise and a balanced diet to ensure the best results. Your doctor may also prescribe this medication for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Pizaccord (Pioglitazone HCL)?
Pizaccord (Pioglitazone HCL) is normally administered once daily at a dosage of one tablet along with the first bite of breakfast or the first meal of the day. Your individual directions will be determined by your doctor based on your age, weight, health condition, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed along with a full cup of water and a meal. Do not change the form of the tablets by splitting or crushing them as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents.
What are the side effects of Pizaccord (Pioglitazone HCL)?
Pizaccord (Pioglitazone HCL) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Stop using the medication and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any serious side effects such as blurry vision, pain in the extremities, difficulty breathing, urinary retention, painful urination, or red or pink tint to the urine. These conditions may require reduced dosages, reduced frequency of administration, or emergency medical attention in serious cases to prevent further health problems from occurring.
Pizaccord (Pioglitazone HCL) should not be used by patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, lactose intolerant, under the age of eighteen, or who have type 1 diabetes, bladder cancer, heart failure, diabetic ketoacidosis, blood appearing in the urine, kidney failure, or reduced liver function. You are also suggested to inform your doctor if you are a smoker or have low haemoglobin levels, heart disease, macular oedema, porphyrias, exposure to carcinogens, if you are undergoing radiation treatment targeting the pelvic region, or if you are a woman with polycystic ovary syndrome. These conditions may cause unexpected health problems requiring adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly use Pizaccord (Pioglitazone HCL) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Pizaccord (Pioglitazone HCL) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.