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Diabetes mellitus, often simply referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar...
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Actos vs Glipizide

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Glipizide
Other name: Pioglitazone (Pioglitazone)
Other name: Glucotrol (Glucotrol)
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Pioglitazone is a prescription drug of the class thiazolidinedione (TZD) with Anti-diabetic drug (antihyperglycemic, antidiabetic) action.Pioglitazone is marketed as trademarks Actos in the USA, the UK and Germany, Glustin in Europe''',"Glizo...
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Glipizide is an oral medium-to-long acting anti-diabetic drug from the sulfonylurea class. It is classified as a second generation sulfonylurea, which means that it undergoes enterohepatic circulation. The structure on the R2 group is a much larger cyclo...
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About Actos
Pioglitazone is a prescription drug of the class thiazolidinedione (TZD) with Anti-diabetic drug (antihyperglycemic, antidiabetic) action.Pioglitazone is marketed as trademarks Actos in the USA, the UK and Germany, Glustin in Europe''',"Glizo...
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About Glipizide
Glipizide is an oral medium-to-long acting anti-diabetic drug from the sulfonylurea class. It is classified as a second generation sulfonylurea, which means that it undergoes enterohepatic circulation. The structure on the R2 group is a much larger cyclo...
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see that going off Actos really made any difference, my A1C...
" Why did he reduce the glipizide to once a day ...been taken off. My blood sugar was falling too low on the glipizide and the Actos was ...see that going off Actos really made any difference, my A1C... "

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see that going off Actos really made any difference, my A1C...
" Quote: Why did he reduce the glipizide to once a day ...been taken off. My blood sugar was falling too low on the glipizide and the Actos was ...see that going off Actos really made any difference, my... "

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doctor is now switching me to glipizide and we'll see how...
" \"I took Actos 45 mg for about 2 years an had swelling in my legs and muscle pain as side effects. Actos did bring my HbA1C down to 5.9 so it was great for blood sugar control ...problems. My doctor is... "

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right now. Put on 12 lbs in 1 month on the Actos. I'll try...
" ...scary at the time. I'm on Glipizide and Actos right now. Put on 12 lbs in 1 month on the Actos. I'll try to... "

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taking the glipizide its been a week and I am still itching?...
" ...and then they put me on actos which they removed because it made me gain weight and started me ...me nuts so I have stopped taking the glipizide its been a week and I am still itching? Anyone know how... "

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& insulin. Glipizide is not very expensive. Enjoy your...
" ...ago, T2, my doctor prescribed Metformin, but it made me ...doctor put me on Glipizide XL 5MG. It worked for 5 years along ...I am once again using it along with Actos & insulin. Glipizide is not very... "

All I get from being on them is severe bouts of nausea...
" ...on Metformin, as well as Glipizide. All I get from being on them is severe bouts of nausea. And I'm taking 2500mgs ...of Metformin & 10mgs of Glipizide. Been on Actos, took me off for the... "

o take more glipizide before she changed me to Actos. My d...
" Diabetic Thread For June 2009 Thanks for the info, I will call my doctor and find out if that can be done. I know I use to take more glipizide before she changed me to Actos. My doctor said I could... "

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& insulin. Glipizide is not very expensive. Enjoy your...
" ...ago, T2, my doctor prescribed Metformin, but it made me ...doctor put me on Glipizide XL 5MG. It worked for 5 years along ...I am once again using it along with Actos & insulin. Glipizide is not very... "

ultiple problems) Glipizide ( caused my sugar to hit b...
" ...diagnosis in April 2009. Metformin (allergic too) Actos ( causesd multiple problems) Glipizide ( caused my sugar to hit ...the time) and then Byetta( now allergic to it).. What else is there to do?I am... "

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