From Kokomo, Indiana, USA:
Can Actos cause problems with your body after taking it for so long? If yes, is there something else you can take for diabetes?
Actos [pioglitazone] is one of the newer thiazolidinediones which does not appear to cause the chronic liver problems of the original drug. However, you really need to talk this over with your doctor. An alternative drug would be metformin, and of course, in type 2 diabetes, there is always the role of exercise and weight loss.
Original posting 27 Dec 2002
Posted to Pills for Diabetes
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:42
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