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Piofix 30mg Tablet

By ALEMBIC PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Piofix 30 MG Description

Piofix Tablet is an anti-diabetic medicine containing pioglitazone as its active ingredient. It is useful in improving the blood sugar levels of type 2 diabetes mellitus patients. While taking this m

dicine, you should be cautious of your diet and should also exercise regularly. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It can be taken with or without food. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history. Your doctor may frequently ask you to monitor your blood sugar levels while on treatment with Piofix.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹37.19
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ContainsPioglitazone(30.0 Mg)
UsesType 2 diabetes mellitus
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, weight gain, blurred vision
TherapyANTI-DIABETIC
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Uses of Piofix 30 MG

Piofix Tablet is used in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients to improve their blood sugar levels, along with diet and exercise.

Contraindications of Piofix 30 MG

  • If you are allergic to Pioglitazone or any of the ingredient of Piofix Tablet.
  • If you have diabetic ketoacidosis (uncontrolled diabetes along with nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, rapid weight loss).
  • If you are suffering from any heart problems like heart failure.
  • If you have any problems with your liver.
  • If you ever had or have bladder cancer.
  • If you notice blood in your urine and your doctor is not aware of it.

Side effects of Piofix 30 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Respiratory tract infection like cough, sneezing, runny nose, sore throat
  • Weight gain
  • Numbness
  • Abnormal or blurred vision

Precautions and Warnings of Piofix 30 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Piofix Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Piofix Tablet should not be used during pregnancy as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Piofix Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Piofix Tablet should not use this medicine while breastfeeding as it is unknown if Pioglitazone passes into breastmilk. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Piofix Tablet?
A:
Piofix Tablet may blur your vision and make you feel dizzy, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Piofix Tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Piofix Tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from any liver disease.
  • You are suffering from any heart problem like irregular heartbeat, heart failure.
  • You are suffering from a certain type of diabetic eye disease called macular oedema.
  • You notice any type of swelling or have fluid retention, as Piofix Tablet may worsen your condition.
  • You have cysts on your ovaries.
  • Piofix may increase the risk of bone fractures.
  • When taking this medicine along with other antidiabetic medicines, you may experience episodes of low blood sugar. Always carry sugar or a bar of chocolate. Do not consume sugar-free during such episo...
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  • Piofix Tablet is not recommended in patients below 18 years of age.

Mode of Action of Piofix 30 MG

How Does It Work?

Pioglitazone in Piofix Tablet works by helping the body make better use of the insulin it produces.

Directions for Use of Piofix 30 MG

Piofix Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It can be taken with or without food. It would be best if you ...
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Interactions of Piofix 30 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Piofix Tablet may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a...
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  • Piofix Tablet should be used with caution along with gemfibrozil (used to lower blood cholesterol) and rifampicin (antibiotic) as it may after its effects. Close monitoring of your blood sugar levels ...
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Interactions with food items

Piofix Tablet can be taken with or without food.

Storage and disposal of Piofix 30 MG

Store Piofix Tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep it away from children and pets. Do not use expired or damaged medicines. Discard unused medicine pr...
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Dosage of Piofix 30 MG

Overdose

Please seek immediate medical care if you experience any symptoms of low blood sugar (dizziness, shakiness, confusion, anxiety, palpitations, etc) or suspect an overdose with Piofix Tablet.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Piofix Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a dou...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Piofix Tablet?

A: Piofix Tablet is used in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients to improve their blood sugar levels, along with diet and exercise.

Q: How to take Piofix Tablet?

A: Piofix Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, with or without food. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.

Q: Can Piofix Tablet be given to children?

A: No, Piofix Tablet is not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years old, as there is limited safety information available.

Q: What is the content present in Piofix?

A: The content present in Piofix is pioglitazone as its active component, which is an anti-diabetic medicine.

Q: What are the side effects of Piofix?

A: Headache, dizziness, numbness, weight gain, blurred vision are a few common side effects of Piofix, although not everyone gets them. Side effects often improve as your body gets used to the medicine.

Q: When should I take Piofix?

A: You should take Piofix exactly as advised by the doctor with or without food. But it is advised to take it at the same time each day for maximum benefits.
Product Details
Brand
PIOFIX
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
02/01/2023
Last Updated on: 11 May 2022 | 12:46 AM (IST)

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