Actoplus Met

Active Ingredient(s): Metformin + Pioglitazone Hydrochloride
FDA Approved: * August 29, 2005
Pharm Company: * TAKEDA GLOBAL
Category: Diabetes

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Actoplus Met Overview

Pioglitazone/metformin (also known by the brand names Actoplus Met, Piomet and Politor) is combination of two oral diabetes medications pioglitazone and metformin. The two oral antihyperglycemic agents with different mechanisms of action are used to improve glycemic control in patients with diabetes mellitus type 2. Contents 1 Mechanisms 2 Indication 3 Dosage and administration 3.1 Recommended dose 3.2 Use in pregnancy and lactation 3.3 Precautions 4 Side-effects 5 Contraindications 6 ...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pioglitazone/metformin

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takeda

this pill helps lower bloodsuger ## Actually Takeda is the name of the pharmaceutical company, not the drug itself. The diabetes med that they manufacture is ActoPlus Met, this is combo drug of Metformin and Pioglitazone. Here is their website: Takeda ## Why is this medicine so expensive? A 90 day supply cost $945.68.

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I would like to know what this pill is and what it's used for. It's a white oblong pill with 4833m On One Sid And 15 850 on the Other

I found this pill on my table and would like to know what it is and what it's taken for. It is white oblong with 15/850 on one side and 4833M on the other. ## The white oblong pill which you are describing is Actoplus met; which is a combination of metformin 850 mg + pioglitazone 15 mg, used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. More details about this medication are available at: Do you have any other questions or information to add? Please post back if you do...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Metformin + Pioglitazone Hydrochloride
  • Tablet: 500mg + 15mg, 850mg + 15mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Actoplus Met: (7 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 54868-5500 Actoplus Met 15/500 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-5553 Actoplus Met 15/850 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 55154-5153 Actoplus Met 15/850 mg Oral Tablet by Cardinal Health
  • 64764-155 Actoplus Met 15/500 mg Oral Tablet by Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc.
  • 64764-158 Actoplus Met 15/850 mg Oral Tablet by Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc.
  • 64764-310 Actoplus Met XR 30/1000 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc.
  • 64764-510 Actoplus Met XR 15/1000 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc.

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