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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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Metformin 65,670 Lantus 15,650 Glucophage 7,092
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Actos
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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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Weight Gain
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Weight Loss
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Bladder Cancer
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Hypoglycemia
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Tiredness
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Nausea
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Heart Attack
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Edema
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Diarrhea
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Weight Loss
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Weight Gain
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Insulin Resistance
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Hyperglycemia
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Nausea
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Tiredness
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Diarrhea
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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 ... "

see that going off Actos really made any difference, my A1C...
" ...Why did he reduce the glipizide to once a ...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 A... "

right now. Put on 12 lbs in 1 month on the Actos. I'll try...
" ...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?...
" ...then they put me on actos which they removed because it made me gain weight and started ...me nuts so I have stopped taking the glipizide its been a week and I am still itching? Anyone know how ... "

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

All I get from being on them is severe bouts of nausea...
" ...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 ...name for Glipizide th... "

to take more glipizide before she changed me to Actos. My...
" 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... "

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

multiple problems) Glipizide ( caused my sugar to hit...
" ...2009. Metformin (allergic too) Actos ( causesd multiple problems) Glipizide ( caused my ...and then Byetta( now allergic to it).. What else is there to do?I am just so frustrated and confused... "

really hoping we could reduce the actos and made that quite...
" ...7.4. In any event he reduced glipizide to once a day instead ...to remain the same including actos. I was really hoping we could reduce the actos and made that quite clear to... "

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