after stoping pioglitozone i started acarbo... - Diabetes India

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after stoping pioglitozone i started acarbose, but it could not control sugar level. From to day onwards i am going for pio. hoping to get


control soon. I am very strict in diet and regular in walking. Is it OK?

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There is nothing wrong with Pioglitazone unless you are a female past 45 yrs or suffering from Heart Failure, neither Acarbose or other AGIs are "ineffective" if taken in right dose.If you are overweight you may prefer Acarbose or iother AGIs like Voglibose as they are weight neutral vs Pioglitazone which causes weight gain.