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Avandia 4 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Avandia 4 mg Tablet

As per the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Medicine Overview of Avandia Tablet

Uses of Avandia Tablet

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

Avandia Tablet side effects


Side Effects of Avandia are Blurred vision, Numbness, Bone fracture, Respiratory tract infection.

How to use Avandia Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Avandia 4 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Avandia Tablet works

Avandia 4 mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It works by increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin, a natural substance that helps control blood sugar levels.

In Depth Information on Avandia Tablet

Expert advice for Avandia Tablet

  • Avandia 4 mg Tablet has been withdrawn from the market due to an increased risk of heart attack and heart-related deaths.
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Avandia Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Avandia Tablet
Taking rosiglitazone with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
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.
No information is available on the use of Avandia 4 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Avandia 4 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Avandia 4 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Avandia 4 mg Tablet is recommended.
Avandia 4 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Avandia 4 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.

What if you miss a dose of Avandia Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Avandia 4 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Avandia
High cholesterol and lipid. Also type 2 diabetes under control. Vegetarian. Pls advise on dite
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Per day calorie intake should be between 1,500-1,800 calories with a proportion of 60:20:20 between carbohydrates, fats and proteins, respectively, take Healthy fats from raw nuts, olive oil, fish oils, flax seeds etc, fresh Fruits and vegetables,whole grains, legumes and other high-fibre diet, avoid refined carbohydrate diet,if u eat non veg u can take fish, poultry egg white, pulses whereas avoid red meat, avoid saturated fats like ghee, butter, avoid sweet foods, take small but frequent meals, supplements containing omega 3 fatty acids like Multivite fm omega capsule Quit smoking, avoid too much alcohol intake, find ways to reduce stress like meditation, yoga, etc. Moderate exercise daily like a brisk walk for 1 km. hope it helps
I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in January and I m taking medicine. Now it's under control. Can you suggest me a meal plan that I can go for to control my weight and diabetes. Thank you
Dr. Shikha Mishra
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,egg, homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water.Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on shikhamishra.nutrition@gmail.com do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio or weights
I have type 2 diabetes since 2 years. Since 6 months, my sugar level remains between 130-150. I take doctor prescribed Gluconorm tablet twice a day. Is it enough?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
I think you should follow diabatic diet chart which will help you to your sugar level in normal limit with tab. gluconorm
Two months back detected type 2 diabetes undergoing treatment of istamet 50/ 500 twice a day before detecting i was fit and fine but now when undergoing treatment i feel drowsy no freshness feel more week why so
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
It may be psychological effect of diabetes you have. You no need to worry about.Take medicine regularly and try to keep sugar level in normal limits. Do exercise regularly.
I am surfing from type 2 diabetes age 39 taking glychek m 1/2 tab after meals now I am also suffering from loud sound gas problem what I do get rid of this
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Avoid Gas forming foods e.g. beans, cabbage, onions, broccoli, sprouts, cauliflower, cucumbers, apples, raisins, bananas. Avoid Carbonated drinks, Cheese. Packed foods e.g. salad dressings, cereals , breads Use Spices e.g Cumins, Ajwain, Hing, Turmeric.
I have type 2 diabetes. Pls suggest any medicine. Is diabetic curable/ controlable with homeopathy. my blood sugar is 121(fast) and 220(pp).
Dr. Saurav Arora
Dear Sir along with you regular medicines for diabetes you may take SYZ 1x tab (WSI), one tab twice daily for a month.
Is BGR34 is effective in type 2 diabetes? Kindly advice the quantity and time to use it.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
yes , it is effective. Dose depend upon value of sugar. should be taken before meal

Frequently asked questions about Avandia Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Rosiglitazone

Q. Can Avandia be used along with glimepiride in diabetes?
Avandia when added to Glimepiride in patients with diabetes mellitus, has been found to significantly reduce plasma lipid levels and significant improvement in blood pressure control related to a reduction in the insulin resistance.
Q. How to use Avandia?
Avandia is an anti-diabetes drug used along with a proper diet and exercise program to control high blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes. Pioglitazone acts as an insulin sensitizer and decreases the extent of insulin resistance in the body too.
Q. How does Avandia cause oedema?
Avandia increases the permeability of fluid in tiny blood vessels called capillaries. This results in easier movement of fluids across the membrane and their consequent accumulation, resulting in oedema (puffiness). Also, Pioglitazone causes increased sodium and water reabsorption from the kidney that contributes to the oedema.
Q. How does Avandia cause heart failure?
Avandia can cause fluid retention and edema. Consequently, there is a lot of fluid in the body (fluid overload). As a result, it may precipitate heart failure (which worsens with fluid overload in those at risk).
Q. Can Avandia be used in depression?
Avandia, either alone or as add-on therapy to conventional treatments, could clinically benefit patients of major depression according to a study

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Avandia with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Avandia with Trimethoprim
Medicines with composition Trimethoprim: Tmp
Avandia with Deflazacort
Medicines with composition Deflazacort: Ducort, Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef, Defalone, Renze, Jeevcort, Flazassil, Exacort, Solo D
Avandia with Methylprednisolone
Medicines with composition Methylprednisolone: Zencort-M, Welone, Rigapred, Premeth, Lumi M, Mep, Aricort M, Metcort, Ultrapred, Meprosol
Avandia with Budesonide
Medicines with composition Budesonide: Budojet, Budemon, Budate, Bunase, Derinide, Budecort, Derinide AQ, Budeflam AQ, Pulmicort
Avandia with Insulin Lispro
Medicines with composition Insulin Lispro: Humalog
Avandia with Diastase
Medicines with composition Diastase: Figozyme
Avandia with Orlistat
Medicines with composition Orlistat: Orli-Misia, Redufat, Orlistat, Orlibee, Relap, Orlimac, O Trim, Safe Slim, O-Stat, Orlimax
Avandia with Hydrocortisone
Medicines with composition Hydrocortisone: Stacort, Maxicort, Geocort, Cortimet, Cortis H, Hyss, Raghucort, Cortilup, Primacort, Hydrocort
Avandia with Diacerein
Medicines with composition Diacerein: Acert, Dipain, Dircin, Rayce, Racrin, Dik, Dicerex, Diasmin, Ulcerin, Inosteo
Avandia with Pancreatin
Medicines with composition Pancreatin: Digeplex T, Enzabil, Enzelo, Aflate N, Panstal N, Panzynorm-HS, Farizyme, Lapin
Avandia with Glucosamine
Medicines with composition Glucosamine: Carizen, Gluconol, HGM, Glucomove, Cartimax, Joinix, Fleximax, Kondro, Reostin, Viartril
Avandia with Propranolol
Medicines with composition Propranolol: Psycool, Proparise, Poplol, Capinol LA, Ranol, Reylol, Betapill, Zopilar, Prozen, Bptab
Avandia with Citalopram
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Celexa, Olarc, Citopam
Avandia with Fenofibrate
Medicines with composition Fenofibrate: Finograt, Fenoca TG, Golip, Lipicard, Trichek, Fenolip, Stanlip, Fenocard, Fibral, Fenodac
Avandia with Fluorometholone
Medicines with composition Fluorometholone: FMN, Fluorobell, Zyflace, Biflace, FML Liquifilm, Flurocot, Flomex, Flumace, Lon, Fluocin
Avandia with Gemfibrozil
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Losterol, Oxipace, Lopid
Avandia with Collagen Peptide
Medicines with composition Collagen Peptide: Nudiglue-C
Avandia with Dapoxetine
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite
Avandia with Indapamide
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete, Indizon, Indicard, Inklud, Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor
Avandia with Clobetasol
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex
Avandia with Octreotide acetate
Medicines with composition Octreotide acetate: Octotide, Octride, Sandostatin LAR, Octate, Varioct, Actide, Otide, Ferotide
Avandia with Pindolol
Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
Avandia with Fluoxetine
Medicines with composition Fluoxetine: Flotin, Fluxen, Fluty, FT, Depilox, Bydep, Afzot, Ulaxy, Flurix, Tune
Avandia with Spironolactone
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone
Avandia with Paroxetine
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro, Parot, Proxzen
Avandia with Chlorthalidone
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Avandia with Escitalopram
Medicines with composition Escitalopram: Kopram, Ecit, Escnx, Esitopa, Madito, Citolex, Elcit, Escivi, Esetinol, Esmood
Avandia with Triamcinolone
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Darcort, Trilone, Mycort, Presticort-T, Tacit, Alcicort, Kapiswit, Trilon, Stancort, Oraways
Avandia with Insulin Glulisine
Medicines with composition Insulin Glulisine: Apidra
Avandia with Clonidine
Medicines with composition Clonidine: Arkamin
Avandia with Dexamethasone
Medicines with composition Dexamethasone: Dexamax, OD Dex, Adexa, Dexaril, Dexarain, Dexalide, Dexton, Dekadin, Pfidex, Dexacron
Avandia with Metolazone
Medicines with composition Metolazone: Metoz, Diurem, Zytanix

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