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Who should not take Actoplus Met?

Actoplus Met (pioglitazone and metformin) should not be taken by people with type 1 diabetes. It is effective in controlling only type 2 diabetes. It also should not be taken by people who have a history of kidney disease or heart disease or other coronary conditions. Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or anyone with liver problems, should consult with a doctor before taking Actoplus Met. Because taking Actoplus Met may lead to lactic acidosis, this drug is not recommended for people with kidney problems, metabolic acidosis or those who frequently drink alcohol. Actoplus Met should not be taken by children under 18 years of age.

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