Pichromet Tablet 10'S

Diabetes Rx required
NOT AVAILABLE
10 Tablet(s) in a Strip Mfr: Micro Labs Ltd
M.R.P.: Rs.37.00

What is PICHROMET?

  • PICHROMET contains Pioglitazone and Metformin
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Warning & Precautions
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What PICHROMET is used for?

  • PICHROMET can be used with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar (glucose) control in adults with type 2 diabetes

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Talk to your doctor before taking PICHROMET, if you:

  • are allergic to pioglitazone, metformin, or any of the ingredients in PICHROMET
  • have severe heart failure
  • have severe kidney problems
  • have a condition called metabolic acidosis, including diabetic ketoacidosis. Diabetic ketoacidosis should be treated with insulin
  • are going to have dye injected into a vein for an X-ray, CAT scan, heart study, or other type of scanning
  • are undergoing a surgery
  • drink a lot of alcohol 
  • have type 1 (“juvenile”) diabetes or had diabetic ketoacidosis
  • have a type of diabetic eye disease that causes swelling in the back of the eye (macular edema)
  • have liver problems
  • have or have had cancer of the bladder
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or planning to have baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
  • PICHROMET is not recommended for use in children
  • PICHROMET are unlikely to affect your ability to drive or operate machinery. However, you should check that these tablets do not make you feel sleepy or dizzy before driving or operating machinery

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Talk to your doctor if you are taking medicines especially:

  • gemfibrozil (used to lower cholesterol)
  • rifampicin (used to treat tuberculosis and other infections)
  • other medicines used to treat diabetes (such as insulin, chlorpropamide, glibenclamide, gliclazide, tolbutamide)
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Your doctor may need to change your dose of PICHROMET. Do not change your PICHROMET dose unless your doctor tells you
  • PICHROMET may be prescribed alone or with other diabetes medicines. This will depend on how well your blood sugar is controlled
  • Take PICHROMET with meals to lower your chance of an upset stomach
  • Stay on your diet and exercise programs and test your blood sugar regularly while taking PICHROMET
  • Your doctor should do certain blood tests before you start and while you take PICHROMET
  • Your doctor should also do HbA1C testing to check how well your blood sugar is controlled with PICHROMET
  • Your doctor should check your eyes regularly while you take PICHROMET

If you take more PICHROMET 

  • If you take too much PICHROMET, contact your doctor or the nearest hospital emergency department immediately

If you forget to take PICHROMET

  • If you miss a dose of PICHROMET, take your next dose as prescribed unless your doctor tells you differently. Do not take two doses at one time the next day

If you stop taking PICHROMET

  • Do not stop taking PICHROMET until your doctor tells you
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Like all medicine, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

  • low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
  • lightheadedness
  • dizziness, shakiness, hunger may happen if your blood sugar is too low
  • nausea or vomiting
  • stomach pain
  • unusual or unexplained tiredness
  • loss of appetite
  • dark urine
  • yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes
  • bladder cancer
  • broken bones (fractures). Usually in the hand, upper arm, or foot in women
  • diabetic eye disease with swelling in the back of the eye (macular edema)
  • changes in your vision
  • release of an egg from an ovary in a woman (ovulation) leading to pregnancy
  • low red blood cell count (anemia) mainly for women
  • cold-like symptoms (upper respiratory tract infection)
  • swelling (edema)
  • diarrhea
  • headache
  • increased weight

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  • Protect from excess heat and light
  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
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