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Reglit 4mg Tablet

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Composition for Reglit 4mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Reglit 4mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Reglit Tablet

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Uses of Reglit Tablet

Reglit 4mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Reglit Tablet side effects

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

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How to use Reglit 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. Reglit 4mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Reglit Tablet works

Reglit 4mg 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 Reglit Tablet

Expert advice for Reglit Tablet

  • Reglit has been withdrawn from the market due to an increased risk of heart attack and heart-related deaths.
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Reglit Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Reglit Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking rosiglitazone with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Reglit 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Reglit 4mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Reglit 4mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Reglit 4mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Reglit 4mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Reglit 4mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Reglit 4mg 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 Reglit Tablet?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Reglit Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Rosiglitazone

Q. Can Reglit be used along with glimepiride in diabetes?
Reglit 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 Reglit?
Reglit 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 Reglit cause oedema?
Reglit 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 Reglit cause heart failure?
Reglit 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 Reglit be used in depression?
Reglit, 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 Reglit with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Reglit with Trimethoprim
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trimethoprim: Tmp
Reglit with Metolazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metolazone: Metoz, Diurem, Zytanix, Zalat, Metadure, Lazon, Metolaz
Reglit with Lactase
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lactase: Cry NO
Reglit with Budesonide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Budesonide: Bunide, Budvent
Reglit with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Reglit with Orlistat
SERIOUS
Reglit with Clobetasol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex, Clop
Reglit with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Lopid, Regulipid
Reglit with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Reglit with Pindolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
Reglit with Clonidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonidine: Arkamin, Cloneon, Catapres
Reglit with Insulin Lispro
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Lispro: Humalog
Reglit with Pancreatin
SERIOUS
Reglit with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Cita, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola, Cytop, Madam, Citalin, Citara, Lopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
Reglit with Octreotide acetate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Octreotide acetate: Octotide, Octride, Sandostatin LAR, Octate, Varioct, Actide, Otide, Ferotide, Sandostatin
Reglit with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Reglit with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Reglit with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort, Vetalog, Bonacort, Triject
Reglit with Insulin Glulisine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Glulisine: Apidra
Reglit with Fenofibrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenofibrate: Lipicard, Trichek, Fenolip, Stanlip, Fenocard, Fibral, Fenodac, Fenofibric, Tgr, Trifeno, TG Chek, Fibrate, Lipireg
Reglit with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar

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