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Is taking metformin with pioglitazone and glimperide tablets safe for long time use?

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Dr. Thomas Knecht answered

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Yes, unless: Hi. Yes, in general that 3-drug cocktail is safe. Exceptions would be metformin at a certain level of kidney disease, pioglitazone in heart failure, and glimepiride if it's causing hypoglycemia. That 3-drug regimen will likely lose efficacy over time. Keep your diabetes, blood pressure, and lipids tightly controlled. Don't smoke! Good luck!

Answered 5/7/2021



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