What is Actos?
Actos is an anti-diabetic drug (thiazolidinedione-type, also called "glitazones") used along with a proper diet and exercise program to control high blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes (non-insulin-dependent diabetes).
Who can take it?
Adults with type 2 diabetes can take Actos with their doctor's approval and supervision.
What dosage can I take and how should I take it?
The dosage depends on your medical condition, and is decided by your doctor; it is taken orally.
How often should I take Actos?
When should I take it?
You can take Actos at any time directed by your doctor, as long as it is taken at the same time every day.
What are the possible side effects?
Side effects may include Sore throat, muscle pain, weight gain, or tooth problems.
What should I tell my doctor before taking Actos?
Before taking Actos, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies.
Compiled by Joe Guarneri, dLife contributing writer.
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