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Actoplus Met (Pioglitazone/Metformin)

Qty-Price (USD)
Type: drug type
Product: Actoplus Met
Manufacturer: Takeda
Country: United Kingdom
Dosage: 15 mg/850 mg

Generic Equivalent of Actoplus Met
Qty-Price (USD)
Type: drug type
Product: Pioglitazone/Metformin
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: India
Dosage: 15 mg/500 mg
Type: drug type
Product: Pioglitazone/Metformin
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: India
Dosage: 30 mg/500 mg

Actoplus Met Information

reviewed by Dr. HaVy Ngo, Pharmacist on 2/5/2024 10:32:11 AM.

Actoplus Met Details (Brand and Generic) offers the brand Actoplus Met from the United Kingdom also called Competact manufactured by Takeda. The generic Pioglitazone/Metformin comes from India also called Gluconorm P by Lupin and Pioz MF by USV. Our customers may also purchase other diabetes medications and products such as Farxiga and Jardiance.


The brand Actoplus Met is available in the strength of 15 mg/850 mg tablets and the generic Pioglitazone/Metformin comes in the strength of 15 mg/500 mg and 30 mg/500 mg tablets.


Actoplus Met (Pioglitazone/Metformin) is a prescription combination medication used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus who do not use daily insulin injections. Actoplus Met is not for the treatment of type 1 diabetes. Actoplus Met contains a combination of Pioglitazone and Metformin. Pioglitazone belongs to the class of drugs known as thiazolidinediones or glitazones. It helps control blood sugar by improving how your body uses insulin. Metformin belongs to the class of drugs called biguanides and it works by reducing the amount of sugar your liver releases into your blood and helping the body to better absorb more glucose from the bloodstream. It also makes your body to respond better to insulin. You may help prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs, and sexual function problems by controlling your high blood sugar. Proper control of diabetes may also lessen your risk of a heart attack or stroke.

Side Effects and Precautions

Stop using the medication and get medical care if you have an allergic reaction. Signs of an allergic reaction may include difficulty breathing, hives (rash on your body), swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat—If you experience any of these symptoms, please call 911 or seek emergency medical care at the nearest emergency room (ER).

The common side effects of Actoplus Met may include cold symptoms, diarrhea, headache, and weight gain.

Call your doctor right away if you have any of the serious side effects of Actoplus Met such as:
• Anemia;
• Changes in vision;
• Heart problems;
• Liver problems;
• Pink or red urine, painful or difficult urination, new or worsening urge to urinate

The above Information Is a summary and may not contain all the side effect information. If you still have questions about side effects, you should talk to your doctor or pharmacist so they can address all your concerns.

Warnings and Interactions

You should not use Actoplus Met if you are allergic to Metformin or Pioglitazone, or if you have:
• Active bladder cancer;
• Metabolic acidosis or ketoacidosis;
• Severe heart failure or kidney disease

Before you start taking Actoplus Met, tell your doctor about your medical history and if you are over 80 years old or if you have ever had:
• A heart attack or stroke;
• Bladder cancer;
• Congestive heart failure or other heart problems;
• Eye problems caused by diabetes;
• Fluid retention;
• Kidney problems or liver disease

This medication may stimulate ovulation in premenopausal women and may increase your risk of pregnancy, talk to your doctor about the risk. Avoid drinking alcohol. It can lower your blood sugar and may increase your risk of lactic acidosis. Women are at increased risk of broken bone while taking this medication. Tell your doctor about all the medications you use including prescription, OTC, herbal supplements and vitamins. There may be a drug interaction between Actoplus Met and other medications. Consult your doctor if you pregnant or breast-feeding. You should follow your doctor’s inst5ructioned about taking this medication if you are pregnancy or become pregnant. It is important to control diabetes during pregnancy as uncontrolled blood glucose can cause complications for both the mother and the baby. Actoplus Met is not approved for use by anyone younger than 18 years old.

Questions and Answers

Why is Actoplus Met more affordable from Canada than the United States?

In general, all drug prices, not only Actoplus Met, are more affordable to order from Canada because the price of both the brand and generic medication is regulated by the government. Also, since we established in 2006, our vision is to provide safe and affordable medication to people in the US.

Is it safe to buy Actoplus Met from your pharmacy?

Our products are sourced only from facilities certified by authorities in the countries we import them from. has a rigorous process for selecting our partners, so that you, our customer, get the safest medicine. We are also a Certified Canadian Pharmacy that adheres to the requirements imposed by the Province of British Columbia.

How much does Actoplus Met cost in Canada?

At our pharmacy, the cost of generic Actoplus Met 15 mg/500 mg starts at $80.99 for 100 tablets.

How much is the shipping?

Our shipping fee is a flat rate of $10.00 per order. Our pharmacy focuses on getting you the lowest prices on high quality products.

How do I order from your pharmacy?

Ordering Actoplus Met from us is very simple. You can place the order online or call Customer Service at 1866.920.3784. For additional information or for the ordering process, visit our How to Order page.

Are your Actoplus Met prices competitive?

Yes, we are proud to offer some of the most competitive prices across Canadian pharmacies. In some cases, we might be able to either match or beat our competitors' prices. Please call our friendly customer service at 1866.920.3784.

Is there a limit on how many Actoplus Met tablets I am allowed to order at one time? can only dispense a maximum of a three month supply of Actoplus Met at one time, as per your doctor's prescription.

Can I buy Actoplus Met over the counter from you?

No, Actoplus Met requires a valid prescription from your doctor. We do not sell this product without a valid prescription.

Do you ship to the United States?

Yes, we do. It usually takes between 7 and 18 business days to receive your order from our pharmacy.

Is there a generic for Actoplus Met?

Yes, there is a generic alternative for this product, called Pioglitazone/Metformin.

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