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Piomed Mg 1mg Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 73.93
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Piomed Mg 1mg Tablets Description

Piomed Mg Tablet contains glimepiride, metformin and pioglitazone as its active ingredient. It is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, a condition where blood sugar level rises above

the normal range when it cannot be controlled by diet, exercise and other medicine alone. Piomed Mg is an antidiabetic medicine that lowers the raised blood glucose levels. You must follow a healthy diet and exercise along with the medicine. Piomed Mg must be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Before using the Piomed Mg Tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about the detailed medical history. An individual with uncontrolled diabetes is at increased risk of various health complications such as eye, kidney and nerve problems, heart diseases and stroke.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹62.84
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ContainsGlimepiride(1.0 Mg) + Pioglitazone(15.0 Mg) + Metformin(500.0 Mg)
UsesType 2 diabetes
Side effectsHypoglycemia, headache, nausea, vomiting
TherapyANTI-DIABETIC
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uses

Uses of Piomed Mg 1mg Tablets

Piomed Mg Tablet is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus; when diet, exercise and Glimepiride, Metformin combination or any other second line treatment is not able to control the blood sugar levels ...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Piomed Mg 1mg Tablets

  • If you are allergic to metformin, pioglitazone, glimepiride, or any other ingredient of Piomed Mg Tablet.
  • If you have class III or IV heart failure.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you have serious kidney failure or liver failure.
  • If you have any metabolic acidosis (too much acid in the body fluids) like lactic acidosis, diabetic ketoacidosis or diabetic pre-coma.
  • If you have dehydration, severe infections, shock and injections containing iodine.
  • If you have had heart or lung failure, a recent incidence of heart attack and shock due to lack oxygen supply.
  • If you are an alcoholic.
sideEffects

Side effects of Piomed Mg 1mg Tablets

  • Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar)
  • Eye disorders
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Metallic taste
  • Fractures
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Piomed Mg 1mg Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Piomed Mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Piomed Mg Tablet should not be used during pregnancy as it may cause harm to the unborn baby. Inform your doctor if you are planning a pregnancy, they might suggest some other alternative.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Piomed Mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Piomed Mg Tablet should not be used during breastfeeding to prevent harm to the new born baby. Inform your doctor if you are a nursing mother.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Piomed Mg 1mg Tablets?
A:
  • Piomed Mg Tablet can cause low blood sugar levels which can lead to drowsiness, unconsciousness, visual disturbance or confusion. These can be dangerous while driving.
  • Consult your doctor whether you can drive a car if you have frequent episodes of hypoglycemia.
  • Keep a juice or chocolate in the car close to you while driving, in case you start feeling any of the above symptoms of hypoglycemia, immediately have the juice or chocolate.
  • Note that artificial sweeteners are not of any use in such scenarios.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Piomed Mg 1mg Tablets?
A:
  • It is not advisable to consume alcohol during treatment with Piomed Mg Tablet.
  • Alcohol alters the way this medicine works. Be cautious not to consume alcohol on an empty stomach. Alcohol increases the risk of low blood sugar.
  • Excessive consumption of alcohol when taking this medicine can cause serious complications known as ketoacidosis.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have fluid retention, swelling or heart failure condition.
  • You are an elderly person.
  • You have or had bladder cancer or are at risk of developing bladder cancer, liver disease.
  • You experience sudden weight gain, changes in blood parameters.
  • You experience or have any eye disorder or visual disturbances.
  • You have weak bones or are prone to fractures.
  • You experience extreme hunger, headache, nausea, vomiting, sleepiness, restlessness, aggression, reduced alertness, confusion, shakiness or dizziness. These could be signs of low blood sugar. If you h...
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  • You are experiencing pins-and-needles sensation, numbness and weakness.
  • You are going to have a diagnostic imaging test that involves an injection of iodine.
  • You have dehydration due to diarrhoea, vomiting or limited fluid intake.
  • You have suffered through trauma.
  • You have to undergo surgery in the near future.
  • You have serious kidney problems, or undiagnosed blood in urine.
  • You have thyroid disorders.
  • You are overweight (specific diet restriction may be suggested).
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Piomed Mg 1mg Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Glimepiride lowers the blood sugar level increasing release of insulin hormone from the pancreas. Insulin moves sugar (glucose) from the blood into the cells.
  • Metformin decreases the absorption in the intestine and production of sugar by the liver.
  • Pioglitazone acts by improving the sensitivity of liver (hepatic) and peripheral (muscle) tissue to insulin
  • All of these components are known to increase the insulin sensitivity of the body (allows the cells of the body to use blood glucose more effectively, reducing blood sugar).
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Piomed Mg 1mg Tablets

  • Piomed Mg Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Piomed Mg 1mg Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Piomed Mg Tablet works or Piomed Mg itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are on other blood sugar medicine, heart medicine, blood pressure medicine, antibiotics, painkillers, medicine used to treat brain related disorder, blood thinners, antacids, or immu...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Piomed Mg 1mg Tablets

  • Store Piomed Mg Tablet at room temperature in a cool and dry place.
  • Protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Piomed Mg 1mg Tablets

Overdose

  • Overdose of Piomed Mg Tablet may cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels), nausea, vomiting, lactic acidosis (excessive lactic acid build-up), headache, dizziness, etc.
  • If you experience these, immediately take glucose or juice or sugar-containing products (Sugar candy).
  • Contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital if you have taken too much of this medicine.

Missed a Dose

  • A missed dose may lead to high blood sugar levels, which includes symptoms like feeling thirsty, excessive urination, loss of appetite, drowsiness, a fruity smell from breath, etc.
  • If you have missed any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Piomed Mg if my blood sugar level comes in control?

A: Keep taking Piomed Mg Tablet for as long as advised by your doctor. Even if you feel well, do not stop this medicine on your own. Abrupt discontinuation can worsen the condition.

Q: Can the Piomed Mg Tablet cause stomach upset?

A: Yes, the Piomed Mg may cause a stomach upset, though not everyone experiences it. You should continue taking this medicine. Discuss with your doctor in case of a severe stomach upset.
Product Details
Brand
PIOMED MG
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
25/02/2023

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Last Updated on: 06 Jun 2022 | 03:28 PM (IST)
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