Senzulin

Senzulin

pioglitazone

Manufacturer:

Siam Bheasach

Distributor:

Siam Pharmaceutical
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Pioglitazone
Indications/Uses
Monotherapy or in combination w/ a sulfonylurea, metformin or insulin in conjunction w/ diet, exercise & wt reduction to improve glycemic control in patient with NIDDM type 2.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Monotherapy 15-30 mg once daily. Max: 45 mg once daily. Combination therapy 15-30 mg once daily w/ current sulfonylurea, metformin or insulin.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
NYHA class III & IV.
Special Precautions
Type 1 diabetes, diabetic ketoacidosis, CHF, macular edema, edema, increased incidence of bone fracture especially in women, symptomatic heart failure. Ovulation may occur in premenopausal anovulatory women. Monitor fluid retention-related adverse events. Evaluate serum ALT level prior to initiation of therapy & thereafter. Childn <18 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Upper resp infection, headache, sinusitis, myalgia, tooth disorder, pharyngitis, hypoglycemia during combination therapy, decrease in Hb & hematocrit, wt gain, edema, anemia, ALT & CPK elevation.
Drug Interactions
Ketoconazole, itraconazole, erythromycin, cyclosporin, cisapride, ethinylestradiol, norethindrone.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
A10BG03 - pioglitazone ; Belongs to the class of thiazolidinediones. Used in the treatment of diabetes.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Senzulin tab 30 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
Form
Senzulin tab 15 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
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