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Composition for AVANDIA

Rosiglitazone(4 mg)

food interaction for AVANDIA

alcohol interaction for AVANDIA

pregnancy interaction for AVANDIA

lactation interaction for AVANDIA

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Avandia 4 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Taking rosiglitazone with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
UNSAFE
Avandia 4 mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for AVANDIA

Rosiglitazone(4 mg)

Uses

Avandia 4 mg tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

How it works

Avandia 4 mg tablet restores body's ability to use insulin to lower blood sugar level. Also decreases amount of glucose absorbed from food in the intestine and decreases glucose production from liver.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Back pain, Cardiac disorder, Cold symptoms, Nasal congestion, Fluid retention, Limb swelling, Headache, Loss of appetite, Running nose, Sore throat, Stomach pain

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Expert advice for AVANDIA

  • Notify your doctor if you have liver disease. 
  • Notify your doctor if you have or ever had urinary bladder cancer.
  • Rosiglitazone does not help patients who have type 1 diabetes.
  • Type 2 diabetes can be controlled with a proper diet alone or a diet along with exercise. A planned diet and exercising are always important when you have diabetes, even when you are taking antidiabetic medicines. 
  • Notify your doctor if you had a heart failure in the past. 

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Content on this page was last updated on 22 July, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)