Does actos (pioglitazone) increase depression or react with antidepressants?

Diabetes not actos (pioglitazone) There is a connection btn diabetes and depression and anxiety. If blood sugars fall too low or even drop quickly despite being still high, there is an adrenaline reaction that feels like anxiety. Also, low blood sugars deprive the brain of needed glucose which can cause fatigue and poor concentration-depression like symptoms. Actos (pioglitazone) can cause low blood sugars if not monitored correctly.

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Does actos (pioglitazone) increase depression?

No. Npt that I am aware of. If it does it is really, really rare. Read more...
Not usually. Research actually suggests that Actos (pioglitazone) might even help reduce depressive symptoms in certain individuals. But from my experience, patients can have unusual adverse reactions to medications. Each patient has unique biological make-ups that can lead to unusual side effects. Read more...

Does actos (pioglitazone) react with antidepressants?

Not likely. According to my sources, there are no known interactions between Actos (pioglitazone) and any of the most commonly used antidepressants. You should always let your doctor and pharmacist know if you are on other medications they are not providing so they can help you determine if an interaction may occur. Read more...