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What is dangerous about actos (pioglitazone) medication?

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Dr. Mani Bashyam
Specializes in Diabetology
Actos (pioglitazone): can worsen or precipitate heart failure if there is underlying CHF

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Please describe the medication: actos (pioglitazone)?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Diabetic medication: Actos (pioglitazone) is a prescription medication used with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar (glucose) control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Actos (pioglitazone) is not for patients with type 1 "juvenile" diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. Actos (pioglitazone) works on two of the common problems that lead to high blood sugar in type 2 diabetes.

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