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Sleep disorder in which there is inability to fall asleep &/or stay asleep, followed by daytime functional impairment. It accompanies several sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorders. It can occur at any age, but more common in elderly. It can be short-term (up to 3 weeks) or long-term. It can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, & increase risk of ...Read more
Her are some side: Effect of actos:muscle pain -- up to 5.4 percent , tooth problems -- up to 5.3 percent' , sore throat -- up to 5.1 percent , swelling or water weight gain, and others not as frequent but could serious.•symptoms of bladder cancer, symptoms of low blood sugar, trouble breathing, swelling, especially in the legs or ankles, rapid increase in weight, liver problems. Good luck. ...Read more
Diabetic medication: Actos is a prescription medication used with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar (glucose) control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Actos is not for patients with type 1 "juvenile" diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. Actos works on two of the common problems that lead to high blood sugar in type 2 diabetes. ...Read more
Benefit vs risk..: Like any other medicine in use, consider benefit vs risk--same as driving a car (getting to places faster with risk of accident/breakdown etc..). Currently the biggest concern for people is the risk of bladder cancer on long-term use (40% increase/yr: from 7/10000 to 10/10000 cases). The percentage is big, but absolute is still small. There are alternatives! so, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Lowering blood sugar: This med helps to lower blood sugar by improving the cell ability to respond to Insulin as well as reducing sugar-producing ability of the liver. It has quite a few significant side effects and currently a big concern is risk of bladder cancer for long-term use (more than 1 yr). So, if you are on it, follow-up/consult doc regularly. Good luck. ...Read more
Actos is a prescription medication used with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar (glucose) control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Actos is not for patients with type 1 "juvenile" diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. Actos works on two of the common problems that lead to high blood sugar ...Read more
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