I am aged 48;diagnosed diabetes type-2 in March-2013;My doct.prescribe drugs Getformin-2mg (metformin+glimpride) twice a day along with asprin 75mg once in morning & Zolid plus (pioglitazone 15mg+metformin 500mg) once to be taken at night;I found excellent result in managing control of blood glucose level HAbic; later on my doct. advised to discontinue Zolid plus (pioglitazone+metformin) since this involve risk of heart related problems & bladder cancer; since I have discontinued Zolid plus I am feeling difficulties to control blood glucose level at appropriate level; can i use drugs containing pioglitazone or in any eventuallity I should not use drugs containing pioglitazone.
There are other diabetic meds to use. I would not take it. It came under question here for causing bladder cancer. There are some tricks to controlling blood sugars too. Get a little more exercise, drink more water, decrease your diet by a few hundred calories a day, and they should be carb calories.
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