Actoplus Met (Pioglitazone/Metformin)

TypeDrug NameDosagePrice from 
drug typeActoplus Met15 mg/850 mg$121.99

Generic Equivalent of Actoplus Met

TypeDrug NameDosagePrice from 
drug typePioglitazone/Metformin15 mg/500 mg$67.99
drug typePioglitazone/Metformin30 mg/500 mg$63.99


Actoplus Met Information

How And Where To Buy Actoplus Met Online?


You can buy the brand Actoplus Met and its generic through our website at www.CanadianPharmacyWorld.com at the lowest possible price with a valid prescription from your doctor. Our Canadian International Pharmacy offers other brand and generic diabetic medications from suppliers in Canada and other countries worldwide. With free shipping to your door, Canadian Pharmacy World provides you with convenient and trustworthy access to your healthcare needs at a fraction of the cost. You can place your order online, by mail, fax, or by calling toll-free 1866-485-7979.

How Much Does Actoplus Met Cost?


According to drugs.com, the average retail price for the brand ActoPlus Met oral tablet (15 mg/500 mg) is around $626 for a supply of 60 tablets which is $10.43 per tablet, depending on the pharmacy you visit. Canadian Pharmacy World offers the generic Actoplus Met 15 mg/500 mg at $67.99 for a supply of 100 tablets which is $0.68 per unit. Please get in touch with us toll-free at 1866.485.7979 for details.

Generic Actoplus Met (Pioglitazone/Metformin 15 mg/500 mg) from India, for as low as $0.68 per unit

Are there Alternative Names for the Brand Actoplus Met?


The brand Actoplus Met comes from the United Kingdom, also called Competact by Takeda. The generic Actoplus Met from India is also called Gluconorm P by Lupin. We also offer the generic Actoplus from India, also called Pioz MF, manufactured by USV Ltd.

What Dosages and Forms are Actoplus Met Available in?


The brand Actoplus Met is available in the strength of 15 mg/850 mg tablets only, and the generic Pioglitazone/Metformin comes in the strength of 15 mg/500 mg and 30 mg/500 mg tablets.

What is Actoplus Met Used for?


Actoplus Met (Pioglitazone/Metformin) is a prescription combination medicine used along with a proper diet and exercise program to control high blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. The active ingredients in Actoplus Met are Pioglitazone and Metformin. Actoplus Met belongs to the class of drugs called Antidiabetics (Thiazolidinediones and Biguanides). Metformin and pioglitazone work by helping to restore your body’s proper response to the insulin you naturally produce. Metformin also decreases the amount of sugar that your liver makes and that your stomach/intestines absorb. Adequate control of high blood sugar helps prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs, and sexual function problems.

What are the Possible Side Effects of Actoplus Met?


The most common side effects of Actoplus Met include cold symptoms, nausea, diarrhea, headache, and weight gain.

Call your doctor right away if you have any of the severe side effects of Actoplus Met such as:
• Dizziness;
• Lactic acidosis;
• Liver failure, hepatitis;
• Lower limb oedema or swelling;
• Sinusitis;
• Oedema;
• Upper respiratory infection;
• Urinary tract infections;
• Weight gain

This is not a complete list of the adverse effect of Actoplus Met. Kindly reach out to your doctor or pharmacist if any of the above listed adverse effects last longer than usual or get worse.

Are there any Precautions and Drug Interactions for Actoplus Met?


Before using Actoplus Met, inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have an allergy to metformin, pioglitazone, or any other part of Actoplus Met (pioglitazone and metformin tablets). Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had. Maintain regular check of your blood sugar as your doctor has told you to prevent sudden hypoglycemia or its complications such as fainting.

Before you commence the use of Actoplus Met, kindly discuss your medical history with your doctor or pharmacist, especially if you have or ever had:
• Active bladder cancer;
• A very bad infection, low oxygen, or a lot of fluid loss (dehydration);
• Eye problem caused by diabetes;
• Fluid retention;
• Health problems such as acidic blood problem or type 1 diabetes;
• If you are 80 years or above;
• Kidney disease;
• Liver disease;
• Recent heart attack or stroke

You should call your doctor right away if you have any of the following:
• An unusually fast increase in weight;
• Signs of too much lactic acid in the blood (lactic acidosis) like fast breathing, fast or slow heartbeat, a heartbeat that does not feel normal, very bad upset stomach or throwing up, feeling very sleepy, shortness of breath, feeling very tired or weak, very bad dizziness, feeling cold, or muscle pain or cramps;
• Swelling or fluid retention, especially in the ankles or legs;
• Shortness of breath or trouble breathing, primarily when you lie down;
• Unusual tiredness

Do not give Actoplus to a child. There is a chance of pregnancy in women of childbearing age who have not been ovulating. If you want to avoid pregnancy, use approved birth control while taking Actoplus Met by your doctor. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using Actoplus Met (pioglitazone and metformin) while you are pregnant. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.

Tell your doctor about all the medications you use, including prescription, vitamins, herbal products or over the counter (OTC) medications. There may be a drug interaction between Actoplus Met (pioglitazone and metformin) and other medications such as:
• Alcohol or ethanol;
• Baricitinib;
• Eluxadoline;
• Gemfibrozil;
• Ranolazine;
• Risdiplam;
• Selegiline;
• Tafenoquine;
• Tedizolid;
• Tranylcypromine

Actoplus Met Storage and Safety Information


Store Actoplus Met at 68°F to 77°F (20°C to 25°C). Keep Actoplus Met in the original container and protect from light. Keep this medication out of children’s reach.

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