No it is not dangerous to take all three medicines together.
These drugs all help to lower your blood sugar levels in different ways.
Actos (Pioglitazone) helps muscle & fat cells and the liver absorb more blood sugar when insulin is present.
Metformin tells the liver to produce less glucose and help muscle and fat cells and the liver absorb more glucose from the bloodstream. This lowers blood sugar levels.
Glucotrol (glipizide) tell the pancreas to make more insulin.
- Actos Information for Consumers
- Actos Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Actos (detailed)
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