Avandia 4mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Avandia Tablet

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Uses of Avandia Tablet

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

Common

Blurred vision, Respiratory tract infection, Bone fracture, Numbness.

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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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Avandia 4mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Avandia Tablet works

Avandia 4mg tablet is an anti-diabetic medicine. 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

  • Highly effective in decreasing haemoglobin A1c level (Hemoglobin A1c measures average blood sugar over time).
  • Avandia may rarely cause hypoglycemia.
  • Avandia is more likely to cause weight gain as compared to other anti-diabetic medicines.
  • Avandia may cause fluid retention (edema), ranging from mild ankle swelling to severe swelling in the lungs that make it hard to breathe.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with any heart problems (high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, slow or irregular heart rate).
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with bladder cancer.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Avandia 4mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking rosiglitazone with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Avandia 4mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Avandia 4mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactat
ion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
SAFE
Avandia 4mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Avandia 4mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney di
sease. No dose adjustment of Avandia 4mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Decmax 4mg Tablet, Derinide 0.5mg Respules 2ml, Apidra 100IU Cartridge 3ml, Decamycin 4mg Injection

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

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