Actos and Equivalent

Actos (Pioglitazone)

TypeDrugDosagePrice from 
Actos (Tablet)15 mg$69.99
Actos (Tablet)30 mg$83.99
Actos (Tablet)45 mg$161.99

Generic Equivalent of Actos

TypeDrugDosagePrice from 
Pioglitazone (Tablet)15 mg$46.99
Pioglitazone Tablet (Pioz - USV)15 mg$46.99
Pioglitazone (Tablet)30 mg$71.99
Pioglitazone (Tablet)45 mg$91.99

Actos Information

Actos (Generic name: Pioglitazone Hydrochloride) is an oral anti-diabetic medication used to lower the blood sugar associated with type 2 diabetes. Pioglitazone hydrochloride works by helping to restore your body's proper response to insulin, thereby lowering your blood sugar. Actos is taken orally once daily as an adjunct to diet and exercise, and is approved for use for type 2 diabetes as monotherapy to lower blood glucose and in combination therapy with insulin, sulfonylureas or metformin. Take Actos exactly as it was prescribed for you.

Actos Side Effects

The most common Actos side effects are headache, sneezing, running nose, gradual weight gain, muscle pain or tooth problems. If you are experiencing any severe side effects such as chest pain, nausea, stomach pain, sweating, shortness of breathing, increased thirst or hunger, urinating more than usual, please inform your doctor immediately.

Actos Precautions

Do NOT use Actos if you have type 1 diabetes, or if you are in a state of diabetic ketoacidosis. Do NOT take Actos if you are allergic to Pioglitazone or any of the ingredients in Actos medication. Before taking Actos oral, tell your doctor if you have had any medical conditions such as heart failure, low blood sugar or liver disease. Tell your doctor about all the prescriptions or over-the-counter (OTC) medications you use. They may interact with Actos drug, especially of: anti-diabetes medications, birth control pills, corticosteroids, diuretics and ketoconazole. To be sure Actos medicine is helping your condition; your blood will need to be tested on a regular basis. Your liver function may also need to be tested, and you may need regular eye exams. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Actos Availability

Big Mountain Drugs currently offers the brand Actos from Turkey and Australia manufactured by Takeda. The generic Pioglitazone is available from India also called Pioz by USV and from Canada by Cobalt or Mylan. The brand and the generic are both available in the strength of 15 mg, 30 mg and 45 mg tablets.

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