Pio-M 30 Tablet SR should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It must be taken with food to avoid stomach upset. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose. Overdose may lead to low blood sugar (hypoglycemia).
Some people may develop common side effects like nausea, loss of appetite, taste changes, stomach pain, diarrhea, edema (swelling), weight gain, respiratory tract infection, bone fracture, and blurred vision. However, these are temporary and usually subside on their own. If these do not resolve or bother you, please consult your doctor.
Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any kidney, liver or heart problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Your doctor will check your kidney function tests before starting treatment with it. Avoid excessive alcohol intake while taking it as this may increase the risk of developing some side effects.
USES OF PIO-M TABLET SR
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus
SIDE EFFECTS OF PIO-M TABLET SR
- Loss of appetite
- Taste change
- Stomach pain
- Edema (swelling)
- Weight gain
- Respiratory tract infection
- Bone fracture
- Blurred vision
HOW TO USE PIO-M TABLET SR
HOW PIO-M TABLET SR WORKS
Use of Pio-M 30 Tablet SR is, however, not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
Pio-M 30 Tablet SR is generally started with low dose in patients with mild to moderate liver disease and its use is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.