Actos is used for treatment of type 2 diabetes in certain patients. It is used along with diet and exercise. It may be used alone or with other antidiabetic medicines. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Use Actos as directed by your doctor. Take Actos with or without a meal. Continue to take Actos even if you feel well. Do not miss any doses. Taking Actos at the same time each day will help you remember to take it.
If you miss a dose take it as soon as you remember. However if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the Missed Dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.
Store Actos at 77 °F (25 °C), excursions permitted to 59 to 86 °F (15 to 30 °C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Actos out of the reach of children.
Do not take more or less of Actos than prescribed by your doctor. If your symptoms do not improve or if they worsen, contact your doctor. Actos should be used only by the patient for whom it has been prescribed. Do not take less or more or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.
Possible Side Effects
Some of the Possible Side Effects are- Headache, muscle aches, sore throat, weight gain. Contact your doctor if any of these or other side effects occur. If you experience any of the following serious side effects, you should seek medical attention immediately- allergic reactions (rash, hives, itching, difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue), blurred vision or other vision changes, symptoms of heart failure (eg, shortness of breath, sudden unexplained weight gain, swelling of the hands, ankles, or feet), symptoms of liver problems (eg, dark urine, yellowing of the skin or eyes, unexplained nausea, vomiting, or loss of appetite, stomach pain), symptoms of low blood sugar (eg, anxiety, increased sweating, dizziness or drowsiness, headache, chills, tremors, increased hunger), unusual tiredness or weakness.
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