Pizaccord (Pioglitazone HCL)
What is Pizaccord (Pioglitazone HCL) used for?
Pizaccord (Pioglitazone Hydrochloride) is an oral medication prescribed to treat patients with type 2 diabetes. The medicine operates by regulating blood glucose levels to prevent vision problems, nerve pain, or kidney damage. It is commonly prescribed along with a balanced diet and exercise to get the best results. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Pizaccord (Pioglitazone HCL)?
Pizaccord (Pioglitazone Hydrochloride) should always be used as directed by your physician. Your particular dosage will be determined by your weight, age, symptoms, and current health condition. These should be swallowed with a large glass of water after eating a meal. Do not split, crush, or chew the tablets before use to avoid destroying or altering the effects of their contents. Ask your physician any questions you have about using the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Pizaccord (Pioglitazone HCL)?
The use of Pizaccord (Pioglitazone Hydrochloride) may cause some side effects such as:
More serious side effects that may occur include trouble breathing, visual disturbances, unusual pain in the arm, urinary retention, increased urination, or discolored urine. Immediately inform your physician if you experience any of these serious side effects or other symptoms that are intense or worrying to make sure the correct adjustments are made to your dosage to prevent further complications from occurring.
Do not use Pizaccord (Pioglitazone HCL) if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, lactose intolerant, under the age of eighteen, undergoing kidney dialysis, or if you have diabetic ketoacidosis, heart failure, bladder cancer, or unexplained blood in the urine. Also inform your physician if you are elderly, a smoker, or if you have low hemoglobin levels, macular edema, radiation treatments of the pelvic area, or if you have a history of exposure to cancer causing agents. These conditions may cause complications during treatment requiring reduced dosages or other adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Pizaccord (Pioglitazone HCL). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.