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Buy Actoplus Met XR Online

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ACTOplus Met XR Description

ACTOplus Met XR combines Pioglitazone HCI and Metformin, two widely used diabetes medications, in a single, extended-release tablet specifically for type 2 diabetics. ACTOplus Met XR is only effective if the pancreas is still able to produce some insulin on its own and not for use in those with type 1 diabetes.

Diet, Exercise, and ACTOplus Met XR Helps Control Glucose Levels

ACTOplus Met XR releases 2 active ingredients into your body throughout the day. Pioglitazone HCI directly targets insulin resistance, a condition in which the body does not efficiently use the insulin it produces, and Metformin acts primarily by reducing the amount of glucose produced in your liver. These medications work in combination along with diet and exercise, to help patients with type 2 diabetes improve glycemic control.

Diabetes Complications

Type 2 diabetes is also known as adult onset diabetes. A bad diet, bad habits, and a sedentary life style are contributing factors to becoming diabetic. Your body is still producing insulin with type 2 diabetes, however your body may not be utilizing it properly or the levels of insulin are too low to be effective. This means that sugar from your diet will not be absorbed by your body properly and will circulate in your bloodstream so it is essential for you to be aware of the signs which include thirst, frequent urination, and lethargy.

There is no cure for diabetes, but a prescription for ACTOplus Met XR can help you maintain a healthier lifestyle, along with exercise and a proper diet. Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs, and sexual function problems. Proper control of diabetes may also lessen your risk of a heart attack or stroke. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition that needs continued monitoring in order to maintain a healthy blood sugar level.

Before ACTOplus Met XR is Prescribed

Talk to your doctor about your complete medical history, especially if you have kidney, liver, or heart problems; drink alcohol frequently; are going to receive an injection of dye or contrast agents for an x-ray procedure; or if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding. Provide a list of all current OTC and Rx drugs you take or use, including herbal, dietary, or vitamin supplements so the doctor can determine is ACTOplus Met XR is right for you.

ACTOplus Met XR Precautions and Recommendations

ACTOplus Met XR may cause low blood sugar when taken in combination with insulin or other oral antidiabetic drugs. Lightheadedness, shakiness, dizziness, or hunger, may mean that a patient’s blood sugar is too low. You should not drink excessive amounts of alcohol while taking ACTOplus Met XR, as this can increase your chance of developing lactic acidosis.

You should not crush or chew this medication because doing so can release all of the medication at once, increasing the possibility of side effects. To help reduce possible upset stomach, take ACTOplus Met XR with a meal.

Possible ACTOplus Met XR Side Effects

  • Sore throat
  • Muscle pain
  • Weight gain
  • Stomach upset
  • Dental problems

You should contact your doctor immediately if you experience unusually fast weight gain, shortness of breath, slow heartbeat or fluid retention.

Additional Diabetes Combination Medications

The information provided on the website is intended to facilitate awareness about healthcare products and medical conditions generally but it is not a substitute for professional medical attention or advice. You should always speak with a qualified healthcare practitioner before taking any prescription or non-prescription drug.