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Actos

Just wondering if actors causes or worsens depression

A DiabetesTeam Member

Dr. Increased my dose to 30mg I feel very aches and more depressed. Just don't understand it.

Am Taking 60 Mg Gliclizide

Am Taking 60 Mg Gliclizide

What other diabetic pill can work with this gliclizide to fine tune my glucose readings

A DiabetesTeam Member

Metformin

My Doctor Just Put Me On Actos...

My Doctor Just Put Me On Actos...

anyone else taking this ? side effects? Weight gain? I'm not having many side effects but the weight gain is evident. How am I supposed to lose weight when they put you on the one drug that's supposed to help you but makes you gain?

A DiabetesTeam Member

I stopped taking it as it made me real sick but my Doctor was real mad at me and tried to make me take it so I went and found another Doctor !

Actos

Actos

Has anyone tried Actos. I’ll b starting it next month. I couldn’t afford the Jardiance anymore. It was $134. A month!

A DiabetesTeam Member

No but a friend did for a time and wanted her wine, so that changed.

Actos

Actos

Is anyone taking actos having trouble being depressed?

A DiabetesTeam Member

Text wise is says for real.

What Type 2 Meds Are Available And What Do They Do?

What Type 2 Meds Are Available And What Do They Do?

Maybe time for a bit of a rebroadcast since we have a number of new members, and we all know that Doctors tend not to explain the prescriptions too well or the patient doesn't know what to ask.

So here's a quick recap of the current popular meds used to treat Type 2 and what they are designed to do.

For a Fasting Blood Sugar issue that is due to your liver which stores/releases blood sugar "when we are not eating/digesting" since our body needs sugar 24/7 to function.

Currently the ONLY oral… read more

A DiabetesTeam Member

Thank you for the information.

Actos

Actos

A DiabetesTeam Member

I have been on metformin for 4 years...Dr just added actos

Actos Was The Only Medicine That Helped But I Quit It Because In Five Months Of Taking It I Gained 14 Pounds.

Actos Was The Only Medicine That Helped But I Quit It Because In Five Months Of Taking It I Gained 14 Pounds.

is there any other medicine similar to Actos but without this kind of side affect?

A DiabetesTeam Member

i took P. nd it made me gain 30 lbs. now i weight is 180 it used to be 150 lbs.

Actos

Actos

What food is safe to eat that won't effect me and what food is not good to eat

A DiabetesTeam Member

bread and potatoes r my downfall ,but I have reduced my intake very much and try to drink plenty .still cant lose weight x

What To Do If I Can't Afford The Diabetes Meds Prescribed?

What To Do If I Can't Afford The Diabetes Meds Prescribed?

Generics were mentioned in another discussion so I am going to do a piece on what is available out there if you just can't afford that great new med that does everything including make your morning coffee for you

I may get a little long here, so may be a part 2 or 3 to this

I also will not get into a discussion about greed or why drugs cost so much in the first place. That may be a discussion that needs to be had but that won't help "today" if you can't afford the cost of or the copay even if… read more

A DiabetesTeam Member

@A DiabetesTeam Member I am Canadian as well and as you might know at least our Government Drug coverage is a patchwork Province to Province

In Ontario the Provincial Plans (ODB and Trillium) for… read more