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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Actos oral.

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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
8/24/2014 9:15:28 PM

Reviewer: nannyhickum, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
i have gained 50lb since starting actos 30 mg and levemir 25 units and javunia 100 mg day that is not good, retaining fluid, bad,

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
8/14/2014 4:04:46 PM

Reviewer: ddyyooll, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
With Glimprideride (3mg) twice daily, ACTOs has kept my sugar under 100 much of the time in the AM before eating. I have never had any known problems with ACTOS. I also take 5 Metaformin 500 AM,N, PM. Not sure if metaformin helps. In 1990 sugar was over 400. Started ACTOs + Glimpridie after about 1995 and saw big improvement. Never had any low sugar problems.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
7/9/2014 11:47:23 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I JUST STARTED IT A MONTH AGO TO TRY TO GET OFF OF INSULIN

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
7/8/2014 11:27:54 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
water retention

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
7/4/2014 1:04:05 AM

Reviewer: Steph, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've ben on Actos 30mcg for a year now. Has kept my blood sugar average around 130 (down from 300-400)but I have gained 25 pounds in 6 months! Also have had some shortness of breath. Doctor is putting me on Januvia.

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