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  1. Diabetes/Edema
    ... insulin.... two drugs of the same class, Avandia, and Actos , both have well-known and documented side effect of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Glucotrol januvia

  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...
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  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia byetta januvia

  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!...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  10. Byetta, anyone?
    ... Could not take metformin. Actos caused severe swelling. Doc put me on Byetta in Feb...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin byetta

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

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin byetta

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia Metformin januvia

  14. Byetta?
    ... Metformin does not agree with my colon and Actos has been causing severe swelling. Doc started me...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin byetta

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Glyburide Humulin Lantus Metformin

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Glipizide Glucophage Metformin

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  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...
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  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....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amaryl Metformin avandaryl

  22. Weight Loss Stalled
    ... started eating better and walking, my doctor put me on actos in addition to my metformin and finally lantus-fifteen...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lantus Metformin

  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. :(...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia Metformin Amaryl Lantus januvia Glucophage

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: 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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Glucovance

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin byetta

  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 ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Glucophage

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia Glyburide Metformin starlix

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amaryl

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: starlix Amaryl

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amaryl byetta Avandia

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: januvia

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Glyburide

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Glucovance Metformin starlix

  41. Amaryl users
    ... different drug class than Metformin are Avandia and Actos . These have a similar effect to metformin in that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amaryl Avandia Metformin

  42. Question About Blood Glucose Numbers
    ... fenugreek which is also in DBcare. And half his meds of Actos and Amaryl which led him to have a glucose of 250...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amaryl

  43. Confused about oral med or insulin
    ... twice a day. Then it was changed to ACTOplusMet ( Actos & metformin) twice a day. Next, Glucotrol XL was...
    ... added Glucophase, 1000 mg twice a day, along with Actos at bedtime. His fasting is down around 160 for the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Glucophage Glucotrol Humalog Lantus Metformin

  44. Byetta
    ... to the 10 mcgs with no side effetcs. He is also on Actos . He has been a diabetic a lot longer than me and it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: byetta

  45. Metphormin and Actos for Diabetes type 2
    ... [QUOTE=madhu.aryal;2748331]I have been in Actos 45 mg once in the morning a day for last 8 months...

  46. Metformin, how long ??
    ... Metformin works pretty quick. Not like Actos , or Amaryl that take a few days to a few weeks. You...
    ... the results are seen after four weeks. I am taking Actos 45 mg once a day in the morning before b'fast and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amaryl Metformin

  47. New, need help with questions.
    ... the help of metformin and insulin sensitizers like actos or avandia. ;) Mark...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia Glyburide Metformin

  48. Licensed Dietician???
    ... worth researching, is bitter melon. He has been on Actos and Amaryl but neither have had the effects , the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amaryl

  49. Bitter Melon and Diabetes Success
    ... years ago. His glucose had been 200-215 on Amaryl and Actos and the doctor said he has to take insulin. I ... China. Generally, if we lived in India we'd not be on Actos ; we'd be on bitter melon. I bought a bottle of...
    ... years ago. His glucose had been 200-215 on Amaryl and Actos and the doctor said he has to take insulin. I ... China. Generally, if we lived in India we'd not be on Actos ; we'd be on bitter melon. I bought a bottle of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amaryl

  50. when nothing works
    ... type II diabetes, i take 5 x 500mg methformin, one actos , 4 x 50mg glicazide, one satvin? and a few others...
    ... type II diabetes, i take 5 x 500mg methformin, one actos , 4 x 50mg glicazide, one satvin? and a few others...

  51. Avandia/Actos - Respiratory problems like sore throat/eye irritation/chills?
    ... I am taking Actos plus Met with none of those side effects VO-5...
    ... I took Actos and had the same problems you have... Is Avandia ... and Actos the same drug? I stopped taking Actos for this reason....
    ... Is Avandia and Actos the same drug? No, they aren't the same drug, but ... same side effects in a given patient. Avandia and Actos are prescribed interchangeably depending upon the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia

  52. Is it Hypothyroidism???w/Type2 HELP!!
    ... meds are you on for your diabetes, I have been taking Actos and i have developed such dry mouth and nose!!! I...

  53. Question about Metformin
    ... My doctor recently switched my medications from Actos to Metformin. I have taken one 500mg pill for about...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  54. Can I be Normal Again?
    ... would like to be able to stop taking my medicine ( actos 15mg pills). Please let me know what you think....

  55. DH Type 2, at Urgent Care right now, question 4 U (m)..
    ... 10 years on insulin 2x a day, Metformin, Starlix, Actos , Altace. last night, he was feelling lousy. He looked...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Metformin starlix

  56. old hand, tired hand, completely at a loss
    ... meds, and now am on lantus and humalog. i was on actos until about 3 months ago and glucophage till about ... 1 month ago. what happened is my md took me off actos with the insulin change and i had run out of glucophage...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Glucophage Humalog Lantus

  57. Glipizide Question
    ... autoimmune test which all came back positive. Actos is for insulin resistance and does nothing at all...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amaryl Glipizide starlix

  58. diabetic seizures
    ... Yes, they are seizures. Not fainting. She is on Actos . The seizures usually come with a headache, nausea...

  59. Bolus or Basal first?
    ... a GAD 65 test and it was positive. I dropped the Actos and sure enough it was having no effect on me. Within...

  60. DIABETICINE is it real?
    ... increase of my morning readings and the doctor prescribed Actos as a supplementary medication. My readings improved ... change of my diet or exercise. After reading reviews on Actos (rapid weight gain), I stopped it immediately and ... weight went back to what it was before I started taking Actos and my morning readings are below 120. I really hope...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  61. Lantus
    ... I am a type 2 diabetic, on Lantus with oral meds ( Actos , Glucophage, and was on Amaryl) and I have not found...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amaryl Glucophage Lantus

  62. Anyone Diagnosed Type 1 Over Age 35?
    ... year and I was treated thusly. Metformin, Avandia, Actos , Glyburide...tried them all till I was on maximum...
    ... on Metformin and when that did not control I added Actos . Still problems so added Amaryl and Starlix, a quick ... and that took my diabetes out of the type2 group. Actos has no effect on this type. Co-incidentally and not...
    ... log of difference to me. But I did drop one drug, Actos , which has no effect on type1. How long have you had...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia Glyburide Metformin Amaryl starlix

  63. Metaformin queastion
    ... of food and even water made her ill. Now she is on Actos or Actol and she is able to eat and her BS is still...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  64. Actol
    ... Has anyone had an success with actos ?...

  65. Doing the right thing
    ... ensitivity to naturally produced insulin, like Metformin or Actos . Your mom wouldn't go low on this type of med. Because...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Glyburide Metformin

  66. Avandia discontinued?
    ... anyone else heard this? She said they switched him to Actos after many years of taking Avandia. I am really...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia

  67. How old were you when diagnosed with Type 2?
    ... shock is still pretty fresh. He's on Metformin and Actos along with some bp medications and we have begun a...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  68. Diabetic neuropathy in feet and toes painful ?
    ... long 3 or 4 years, gained 150 pounds, from Avandia, Actos , etc. lots of fluid......I was 134 to 274...when I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia

  69. Side effects for Avandia and Actos?
    ... actos can cause liver problems so liver tests are usual...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  70. Sugar Substitutes and Diabetes
    ... the side effects of medications such as Avandia and Actos . Many seemingly reputable researchers put these diabetic...
    ... wrong. I don't have any experience or knowledge about Actos . Maybe they are not considering what "might" happen ... foot or leg is worse than some side effect Avandia or Actos might(and I say might) have on you? The chance of ... mplications. I am going to put on a post about Avandia and Actos and ask what side effects others have actually had...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia

  71. Sick Day Management
    ... 60 units daily for about four days now. I've added Actos with metformin. I've been sick for about four day...
    ... I've been on metformin for two years with the actos and with avandamet, which is Avandia plus metformin...
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  72. do diabetes meds make it harder to lose weight?
    ... My Dr. told me that avandia and actos cause weight gain....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia

  73. Lantus since November
    ... got back from the doctor and she wanted me to try Actos Plus, but medicaid would not pay for it, although ... they would pay for Actos and metformin separately, so I got it that way. If...
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  74. Newbie-Diabetic
    ... verified KIDNEY and TREADMILL Tests. Then started ACTOS -15MG (Morning) NEROBION GlucoPahage 500 MG (Noon ... unbearable level. Some othe doctor suggested to avoid ACTOS ...there was some relief but not complete releif. ...
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  75. Sugars 500-600 help!!
    ... and have a headache...i take glucophage 2xday and actos . i am type II. I have had to call my doc last few...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Glucophage Humalog


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