Actoplus Met is used for treating type 2 diabetes. It is used along with diet and exercise. It may be used alone or with other antidiabetic medicines. Actoplus Met is a biguanide and thiazolidinedione antidiabetic combination. It works by decreasing the amount of sugar the liver produces and the intestines absorb. It also helps to make your body more sensitive to the insulin that you naturally produce.
Use Actoplus Met as directed by your doctor.
- Take Actoplus Met by mouth with meals.
- Take Actoplus Met on a regular schedule to get the most benefit from it. Taking Actoplus Met at the same time each day will help you remember to take it.
- Continue to take Actoplus Met even if you feel well. Do not miss any dose.
- If you miss a dose of Actoplus Met, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Actoplus Met.
Store Actoplus Met at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C). Brief storage at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in bathroom. Keep Actoplus Met out of the reach of children and away from pets.
Active Ingredients: Pioglitazone hydrochloride and Metformin hydrochloride.