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A 74-year-old female asked:

I've noticed taking actos (pioglitazone) at the same time as metformin helps with some of the gi side effects. is this a true benefit or am i just imagining it?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
Imagination: Both can help lower your glucose and work well with each other, but doesn't alter GI side effects if you have them w/metformin.
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