How it works
Pioglitazone is an anti-diabetic medicine. It works by increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin, a natural substance that helps control blood sugar levels.
Metformin is an anti-diabetic medicine. It restores the body's ability to use insulin, lowering the blood sugar levels. It also decreases the amount of glucose absorbed from food in the intestine and decreases glucose production in the liver.
Common side effects
Blurred vision, Respiratory tract infection, Bone fracture, Numbness.
Nausea, Vomiting, Altered taste, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Loss of appetite.