Pioglitazone

generic for Actos

Pioglitazone Warnings

Pioglitazone may rarely cause or worsen a certain heart problem (heart failure). Tell your doctor right away if you notice any symptoms of heart failure, including: shortness of breath, swelling ankles/feet, unusual tiredness, unusual/sudden weight gain.

This medication is not recommended for people with certain types of heart failure. Before using this medication, tell your doctor if you have heart failure.
  • If you drink alcohol, discuss the safe use of alcohol while using this medication with your healthcare professional.
  • Read the boxed warning information for this medication.

Lactation Warnings

  • INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE; ALTERNATIVE AGENTS MAY BE PREFERRED

Pregnancy Warnings

  • Insufficient human data available. Poorly controlled maternal diabetes can lead to increased maternal and fetal/neonatal morbidity and mortality.