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  1. Blood sugar level
    ... breakfast and 500 mg at dinner time along with 30mg of actos . My BS is Ok till dinner time but early morning fasting...
    ... Glucophage should be taken with your meals. Actos can be taken at any time, but it should always be...

  2. Swelling Please Help!
    ... 160/25 mg twice a day, Amaryl 2 mg twice a day and Actos 30 mg once a day. My feet are so swollen they hurt...

  3. Stinky Air.....Ewww!
    ... Hey there, Have you ever had l actos e intolerance issues before? It could be the ice cream ... I eat stuff I'm not supposed to too:p ) I take Actos and Metformin. It seems to be the Metformin for me...

  4. Medication Nightmare
    ... lot of prescriptions (Singular, Toprol, Furosemide, Actos , Glyburide, Hydralazine, Lisinopril and Metaformin...

  5. Ideas Anyone??
    ... diabetes drugs that they have out now, Metformin, Actos , and Avandia, will actually help with hypoglycemia...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. Bitter melon... any one have experience or knowledge?
    ... can't wait to hear your results. My husband takes Actos also; bitter melon alone? I don't know about that...

  2. My husband lowered his glucose 50 points in 2 days with 2 DBcare pills.
    ... DBcare a day, one fenugreek, one bitter melon, one actos and an amaryl. On the amaryl and actos alone they ... But it is dangerous , at best, to take insulin and actos at the same time. She said if his glucose is 95-125...

Disabilities board

  1. Disability and no insurance question
    ... the time but now I would love to have that back.My Actos alone is $207.00 as I am diabetic 2 also. What is...
    ... gave the man my scripts and it cost me $50 minus the Actos . So that was a savings I was happy to get. Keep...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Is there anyone who has info on these meds?
    ... glipizide 10 mg 2x's daily dinner time and bed time 12) actos 15 mg dinner time acid reflux 13) aciphex 20...
    ... anything she increased the crestor to 10mg and added actos 15mg to the cocktail. I was on actos earlier after...
    ... years, and having dropped that after being took of actos , (but I am now on it again)....
    ... problems lately). Both meds for diabeties the actos , and the januvia are not covered by molina, medicaid ... get auth on them for the past 2 years. I was off the actos for approx. oct - aug. and found out that the actos...

Pain Management board

  1. Went to the ER this evening...more frustrated than ever!
    ... back from nurse they said to take it off, take the actos and see what happens. If numbers not back down by...

Smoking Cessation board

  1. I have been quit 1 week!!!!
    ... I started the blue pills. I am diabetic and am on Actos (1 pill a day) I did pretty good when taking the...
    ... I took classes when I found out I had to take Actos for my diabetes to learn all the do's and don't's...
    ... I took classes when I found out I had to take Actos for my diabetes to learn all the do's and don't's...
    ... read for fat content then came the diabetes (take Actos ) and reading the sugar content. Hubby seems to think...

Back Problems board

  1. Night Sweats 3 wks after surgery - Worried PLS HELP
    ... they told me to go home and eat. It is when I was on Actos 15mg and glyburide as well. I think I spelled the...

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia board

  1. Anyone personally Know an Alzheimers patient with Diabetes?
    ... most of the time then it was before. She took one Actos and one glyburide a day. The home health nurse would...

Bell's Palsy board

  1. At the end of my Undiagnosed rope
    ... put on Januvia. • Switched from Januvia to Actos • Hungry all the time, weight gain • ... ; Switched from Actos to Metformin 500mg 2/Day • Little improvement...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board

  1. Tingling in head, brain fog, multiple food allergies....Help!!!!!
    ... know whether to believe him or not though. I was on Actos for a while and changed my diet completely and my...

Neuropathy board

  1. diabetic neuropathy or Vitamin B-12 deficiency?
    ... 500mg 2x a day For the last 2-3 months Ive been on Actos 15mg once a day My Symptoms: 1: Im weak in both...

Weight Loss board

  1. Insulin Resistance - Metformin???
    ... even close to 200 she will put me on the combination Actos /Metformin to drop my blood sugar. My HgA1c was 5 ... .6 close to being higher than they like, so Actos will drop that about .5 points and we all know that...
    ... to 2000mg and two weeks from then to Metformin with Actos once a day. Have you tried adding probiotics...
    ... getting a Bone Mineral density soon before I put an Actos in my system. I realize the drugs is a good drug...

Bowel Disorders board

  1. Shape and color problems
    ... Antidepressants, but I do take Xanax PRN. I also take Actos for Diabetes and Vasotec for BP. I joined a Gym last...

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) board

  1. have this major problem real sick--need help please
    ... day take xanax, paxil, zyprexa, premarin, avapro, actos , elmiron (thats for IC--intersistinal cystitis of...

Hormone Problems board

  1. having problems and don't know where to go.
    ... Hydrocodone Pills. Omicor 4 a day (fish oil) TRICOR 145 Actos 25 one a day because I am insulin resistant Zyrtech...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Endocrine Nightmare, Hashi Help!
    ... put on Januvia. • Switched from Januvia to Actos • Hungry all the time, weight gain • ... ; Switched from Actos to Metformin 500mg 2/Day • Little improvement...

  2. Enlarged Thyroid with normal TSH levels??
    ... think could be seizures -- they are not sure), and Actos plus Met for the diabetes -- it's better now -- 102...

  3. Doc increased my thyroxine, suddenly had heart palpitation, fear of dying help..
    ... should do. I also have insulin resistance and take actos for that. I quit taking it about a month ago because...

  4. ? for panic attacks..
    ... having them when I quit eating sugar. Now I am on actos for insulin resistance and can eat some sugar every...

  5. Hypo and High Blood Pressure - any link?
    ... healthy food. And I am taking a very small dose of Actos . My blood pressure went down within a few days of...

  6. please help! any effect of antidepressants on TSH results?
    ... exercise, and my doctor put me on a medication called actos which is used by diabetics but it can also treat hyperinsul...

  7. Does anyone here know about thyroid/diabetes?
    ... you sweat. And he gave me a medicine to take callled actos that he said will correct the problem, if I do the ... before diabetes then it can be corrected with the actos . I only have to take it for about 6-9 months and I...

Eye & Vision board

  1. YAG Laser Capsulotomy
    ... He is supposed to be taking ACTOS but the DBcare and extra bitter melon is doing so...

Infertility board

  1. New To This... Need Someone To Talk To And Get Advice Help Me!!!!
    ... Right now I am on Metformin 750mgEr 3x's a day and Actos 15mg 1x per day for PCOS. Doc put me on anastrozole ... gel on top of doing the anastrozole, metformin and actos and prenatal vitamins. I am just afraid that if the...

  2. metformin?
    ... was ok. Now on top of the metformin i am also on Actos 15mg once a day. It's not that bad. Although I dont...

High Cholesterol board

  1. Pioglitazone and increased HDL
    ... Pioglitazone , a drug sold as Actos for treatment of type 2 diabetes, has been reported...

  2. Good results with Zocor
    ... to be under 160. The doctor also put me on 15mg Actos for borderline high fasting blood sugar (tested at...
    ... fasting). I am also inclined towards dropping the Actos , will discuss that with the MD in 6 months' time....
    ... fiber per day ..... The doctor also put me on 15mg Actos for borderline high fasting blood sugar ...... As...

  3. Questions about cholesterol numbers
    ... familiar with which one it is. Meds I am taking are ACtos , Glucovance, Lantus Insulin, BP meds and thyroid med...

  4. Drastic drop in numbers
    ... first test. Along with the Zocor, I'm also taking Actos for the Diabetes, which I understand affects your...

Diabetes board

  1. Diabetes/Edema
    ... insulin.... two drugs of the same class, Avandia, and Actos , both have well-known and documented side effect of...

  2. Lowering blood sugar levels

  3. Question
    ... my doctor has told me is to watch with taking the actos , januvia and the increase of glucotrol is to watch...

  4. Question
    ... gained 40-50lbs from the in a years time being put onto actos . I am also insulin resistance. My question is, how ... I know for a fact that in my case it was the actos , because being taken off of it, I had lost that weight...
    ... know...there are many more oral meds out there beside actos ......
    ... dosages available from the pharmaceutical companies. Actos is a medicine which can also cause fluid retention...
    ... started diabeties meds 2 yrs ago after the heart attack. Actos , and glucotrol. Actually my cardiologist had recommended ... the change of getting of actos , and changing my cholesterol med because the 2 were ... 10mg 2x's daily) dinner and b4 bed, and added again actos 15mg because when I was asked about doing insulin ... singulair 10mg diabeties: januvia 100mg, glucotrol 20mg, actos 15mg acid reflux: aciphex 20mg high cholesterol...
    ... dosages available from the pharmaceutical companies. Actos is a medicine which can also cause fluid retention ... years time, I lost again. But being put back onto Actos again, am afraid of it coming back. I have always...
    ... control of my sugars and lost weight, too. I took Actos for several years myself and had terrible fluid retention...
    ... back I can lose weight, and exericse again. Being off Actos for 8 months I lost the original weight I gained because...

  5. newly diagnosed and new to this board
    ... hearing the words were hard. My doctors gave me actos 15/500 and it has made me sicker than a dog. Vomiting...
    ... its treatment here. Nausea is a side-effect of Actos that should be immediately reported to your doctor ... If you are vomiting.....it is likely that the Actos is having no effect on your sugars because it is largely...

  6. Advandia/Actos..Side effects...Somethings wrong with me! HELP!
    ... diagnosed with insulin resistance and was put on first actos then advandia. Actos made me horribly sick I could...

  7. ActoPlus Met
    ... afraid to take it because of the things about the Actos and its relation to Avandia. If anyone has any information...

  8. Avandia and name of the new drug?
    ... and cannot recall the name. Anyone? Could it be Actos ?...
    ... avandia in regards to cardiovascular risk/mortality is actos januvia and byetta are the other medications that...

  9. Does Type 2 diabeties and Metformin= extreme weakenss and tirdness...
    ... pain and near tears. my dr. switched my meds to actos and found they didn't work as well and was leaning ... usefulness? i'd talk w/my doc immediately....maybe actos may work for you? good luck!...

  10. Byetta, anyone?
    ... Could not take metformin. Actos caused severe swelling. Doc put me on Byetta in Feb...

  11. Is there such a thing a too much insulin
    ... improve insulin sensitivity. Insulin sensitizing drugs ( Actos , Avandia :() may help, but getting exercise, reducing...

  12. Frustrated
    ... I had been on Actos and Glucatrol (sp?) for years. For the past few years ... doctor again about my ankles. He took me off the Actos . Within a week my ankles were normal. It was wonderful...

  13. All these meds?
    ... which appear to cause heart attacks are Avandia and Actos , and he doesn't seem to be on them, so not to worry...

  14. Byetta?
    ... Metformin does not agree with my colon and Actos has been causing severe swelling. Doc started me...

  15. Metformin/Actos VS. holistic treatments - please help
    ... been taking Metformin, 500 mg 3x daily, as well as Actos , 30 mg 1x daily. Of course, there's the weight gain...

  16. New to insulin
    ... years. I was taking 1000mg of metformin twice a day, actos 30mg once a day and glyburide 5mg twice a day. With ... discontinue taking the glyburide but continue taking the actos and metformin. I've been on this regimen for about...

  17. Questions about Diabetes
    ... years and still don't now. Right now, I'm taking ACTOS samples, but I'm iffy with this. My blood sugar level...
    ... 3393313]Hello everyone. Right now, I'm taking ACTOS samples, but I'm iffy with this. My blood sugar level...
    ... how the doctor at the community hospital put me on Actos and my history of course and all of the medications...

  18. How long to work?
    ... tough. I want him to change meds. Bro in law is on Actos 30 and thinks it is a wonder. It keeps him at 100...

  19. Health insurance for diabetic
    ... to make the pills I take last. Right now, I'm on ACTOS samples. I only broke down and went to a clinic since ... . Had to pay with a credit card, but I hope this ACTOS stuff works....

  20. How many pill are too much
    ... wants to add more pills to my routine. I am taking actos and janumet (combo of januvia & metformin) HA1C...

  21. Help! Can't stop losing weight!!
    ... 159 until my doctor changed me from the Avandaryl to Actos , then I started to lose again (151lbs.). I told my ... about this and he added Amaryl to the Metformin and Actos because that had been the only change in my meds....

  22. Weight Loss Stalled
    ... started eating better and walking, my doctor put me on actos in addition to my metformin and finally lantus-fifteen...

  23. Actos/Avandia Someone please give information
    ... My husband is taking Actos :) every other day now plus bitter melon and fenugreek...
    ... I take Actos and Metformin. Don't stop taking your meds, I mean...
    ... [QUOTE=sunshine12;3161069]I take Actos and Metformin. Don't stop taking your meds, I mean ... till you get a new Doc. Good luck He won't stop Actos or whatever the other pill is he's taking but I think ... with his numbers he should try cutting back on Actos due to the new "black box" warning....
    ... still not really being answered. I refuse to take Actos or Avandia due to they are all on the FDA list as ... your blood sugar levels within 2 weeks, Avandia and Actos is a long term assisting agent that takes about 6...
    ... until I run out and then he will switch me over to actos ....
    ... until I run out and then he will switch me over to actos . CTRICH: Are your glucose numbers in the safe range...
    ... I'm very confused. Isn't it the Avandia and Actos that have to now have the new "black label"?? not ... Metformin/glucophage ? I take the actos plus met and januvia. anyone ever heard anything ...
    ... Avandia will have the black box warning. I bet Actos is next. :(...

  24. insulin pumps
    ... still eats honey and ice cream twice a month), took Actos as usual and today his glucose was 6.1. No exercise ... whatsoever, just Actos and those Indian herbs and this morning the dr said...
    ... still eats honey and ice cream twice a month), took Actos as usual and today his glucose was 6.1. No exercise ... whatsoever, just Actos and those Indian herbs and this morning the dr said...
    ... must be doing something right. Again, he does take Actos (which they are looking at now for heart attack) but...

  25. My Metformin isnt working as well as it used to
    ... to the Metformin. I'm currently on Metformin ER and Actos myself....
    ... Actos 30mg. 1 time daily. You can find more info at [COLOR ... ="Blue"]http://www.actos.com/ actos /home.aspx. I will say that it is expensive though ... insurance and it cost me about $225 a month just for the Actos . They have Actomet also, it is Actos and Metformin...

  26. Confused about what to eat
    ... for almost a year and my doctor has recently added Actos along with it. My glucose levels remain around 170...
    ... for almost a year and my doctor has recently added Actos along with it. My glucose levels remain around 170 ... often) having a yummy dessert. The addition of the Actos should help to bring down your glucose levels. Do...

  27. What can possibly be going on with me
    ... dosage of glucovance. My doctor has now prescribed me Actos . Has anyone used Actos and what type of side effects...
    ... dosage of glucovance. My doctor has now prescribed me Actos . Has anyone used Actos and what type of side effects ... I would love some input on this. thank you. :) Actos almost killed me...It truly helped my Diabetis...BUT...

  28. Issues with low blood sugar on Medications
    ... Byetta, (2) 500 mg. tabs of Metformin and 5 mg of Actos daily. For the last 2 weeks (it seems like 3 to 4 ... my sugar levels, so we decided to stop taking the Actos . He really wants me to lose more weight which I told...

  29. Coping with spouse's diabetes
    ... years there to lower glucose levels. When my husband's Actos wasn't working I found out about bitter melon and...

  30. Actos
    ... I got switched from Avandia today, $52 for Actos compared to $30 for Avandia, that sucks. Part ... some study in the next few years finds problems with Actos ....

  31. Type 2 Diabetes
    ... to take glucophage twice a day. I also use to be on actos but I was allergic to it. I am only now on the one...

  32. Carb Count
    ... diabetic specialist and she didn't know why I was put on Actos because she didn't think my "numbers" warranted it...

  33. Blood Sugar High won't go down.
    ... are a lot. Metformin, Avandia, Glyburide, Starlix, Actos off the top of my head. There are some in the same...

  34. Question About Actos
    ... I believe that Actos is a Thiazolidinedione and does the same job that ... much as $30 in the retail price. Have a look at the Actos website as well, most brand name medication has some...

  35. Has Anyone Lost Weight?
    ... exercises at all; just stopped the sugars and takes SOME Actos and Amaryl (which weren't working) and the 2 formulas...

  36. need of help drastically
    ... from insulin, she then was perscribed starlix with actos and it did wonders for her. Her blood sugar was ...
    ... exercises at all; just stopped the sugars and takes SOME Actos and Amaryl (which weren't working) and the 2 formulas...

  37. Byetta Feedback?
    ... that he refused to continue with it. On Amaryl and Actos his readings were 200-300 anyway with drinking 5 to...
    ... s. But, I was always skinny until Kaiser put me on Actos . Then, I blew up like a balloon. Ultimately, one of ... the docs took me off actos , thank goodness. Now, I'm skinny again, but still...
    ... all that weight with no exercise. He takes a Little Actos , Amaryl (dangerous, IMO), bitter melon and fenugreek...

  38. Pre-Diabetes: Meds & BG Questions
    ... the Januvia, so my doc called in a prescription for Actos (which when I finish the Januvia I will start the ... Actos ) I was wondering what your experiences with Actos ... are? Have any of you switched from Januvia to Actos . What are the benfits? Any drawbacks? Any info much...
    ... any experience with Januvia, and my experience with Actos is about 3 years in the past, now. But it was very ... side effects and my sugars were well-controlled with Actos and a good diet for about 3 years running. I have...

  39. lOW SUGAR LEVELS...
    ... before that it happened as well twice. Iam taking ACTOs 15 mg and gylbution 5mg or something like that I...
    ... [QUOTE=Roy47;2881969].. Iam taking ACTOs 15 mg and gylbution 5mg or something like that I ... what you are taking and when you are taking it. :) Actos wouldn't make you go hypo. If the other medication...

  40. Meds and diabetes, please help
    ... 500 4xdaily) and now my doctor just added 30mg of actos . My blood sugars have been more normal and I just ... started taking the actos one week ago. I was told that I am taking the maximum ... may work like glucovance that I could take with the actos ? I have even lost 15 pounds so I don't know why my...
    ... 500 4xdaily) and now my doctor just added 30mg of actos . My blood sugars have been more normal and I just ... started taking the actos one week ago. I was told that I am taking the maximum ... may work like glucovance that I could take with the actos ? I have even lost 15 pounds so I don't know why my...
    ... Not sure if your doctor mentioned this to you, but actos can take up to 6-8 weeks before you start to see results...
    ... I am on Metformin, Actos , and Starlix for my diabetes. I had similar problems...

  41. Amaryl users
    ... different drug class than Metformin are Avandia and Actos . These have a similar effect to metformin in that...


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