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What about pioglitazone as a treatment of type 2 diabetes ,and about restrictions and side effects?

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Dr. Marino Tavarez
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In brief: Actos (pioglitazone) or

Pioglitazone is an excellent secondary choice or added to Metformin - oral type 2 anti-diabetic drug.
Should be avoided in cardiac patients with mod - severe congestive heart failure, May cause lower extremity swelling/edema.

In brief: Actos (pioglitazone) or

Pioglitazone is an excellent secondary choice or added to Metformin - oral type 2 anti-diabetic drug.
Should be avoided in cardiac patients with mod - severe congestive heart failure, May cause lower extremity swelling/edema.
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