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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
Based on 15,473 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 6,304 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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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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...
I am now on metformin and glipizide and have no problems
...actos. I felt like my legs were cement blocks. I am now on metformin and...
and glipizide and gained 10 lbs over the summer....
...gain weight. Last spring I was put on Actos on top of metformin and glipizide and gained 10 lbs over the summer. I went off actos and began losing some weight...
When I was switched to Glipizide (known to cause weight...
Actos caused me to gain close to a pound ...Actos. Most of the weight gain with Actos and Avandia is caused ...retention. When I was switched to Glipizide (known to cause weight...
& 10mgs of Glipizide. Been on Actos, took me off for the...
...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...
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...
The Actos was causing swelling, weight gain and sudden...
...at my check-up he took me off Actos. That means I am only on Glipizide 10mg once a day. I ...things remain pretty stable. The Actos was causing swelling, weight gain and sudden drops. I...
given actos for a year. I didn't thoroughly check possible...
I was given actos for a year. I didn't ...heart & belly. I went to glipizide after talking with my...
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