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Actos vs. Glipizide for Diabetes

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Actos

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Other Names: Pioglitazone

Glipizide

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Other Names: Glucotrol   Glucotrol XL
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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... Read more on Wikipedia
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had been prescribed Actos in conjunction with Januvia...
...anyone had been prescribed Actos in conjunction with ...was taken off Glipizide today and switched to Actos....
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...
decided to stop my Glipizide and start Actos 30mg.  Does...
...to know : Anyone on Actos 30mg Glipizide XL tabs 10mg ...my last 2 week readings and decided to stop my Glipizide and start Actos 30mg.  Does anyone have any inpit on Actos.  Or comments.  Th...
for about 6 months. I have also gone from 40mg of glipizide...
...Actos in August. At that time, I also discovered the effect of carbs on BG and threw away the 20 year ADA recommended diet. My A1C has dropped from 7.5 to 5.4 and has been holding steady there f...
more recently, changed that to glipizide. Unfortunately,...
...discussed it with my doctor who put me on actos then, more recently, changed that to glipizide. Unfortunately, this past couple of ...lantis instead of the glipizide. Discuss this with your...
I took glipizide and I am about to switch to Actos...and a...
...do you take? Do you manage to keep a stable BS? I took glipizide and I am about to switch to Actos...and a...
distribute fat near the heart & belly. I went to glipizide...
...for a year. I didn't thoroughly check possible side effects. It can distribute fat near the heart & b...
over again Now instead of the actos I am taking glipizide...
...said she thought it was the cartia for hbp that was causing the swelling. She did take me off the actos too though so I feel like I am starting all over again Now instead of the actos I am taking...
Januvia. Avandia is a medication from the Actos family, but...
...they don't cover Januvia. Avandia is a medication from the Actos family, but even though they treat diabetes the same they are ...a pancreas stimulator medication like Glipizid...
or eating carbs while I do workshops, so we went to Januvia...
...glipizide. I drop down into the high 40's-low 50's with very little exercise- and was always eating carbs to keep myself from dropping too low. I told my doctor that was unacceptable- I can't be pa...
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