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Rosicon G 2mg/1mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Rosicon G 2mg/1mg Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. It is a combination of two medicines that effectively control blood sugar levels, when a single medication is not effective. This medicine should be used along with a proper diet and exercise for best results. Monitor your blood sugar level regularly while you are taking this medicine as it may cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level)

Uses of Rosicon G Tablet

Rosicon G Tablet side effects

Common
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level)
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Bone fracture
  • Weight gain
  • Blurred vision
  • Respiratory tract infection

How to use Rosicon G 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. Rosicon G 2mg/1mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Rosicon G Tablet works

Rosicon G 2mg/1mg Tablet is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Rosiglitazone and Glimepiride. Rosiglitazone is a thiazolidinedione which works by increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin. Glimepiride is a sulfonylurea which works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose. Together, they provide better control of blood sugar.

Rosicon G Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Rosicon G 2mg/1mg Tablet. Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rosicon G 2mg/1mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, 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 Rosicon G 2mg/1mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Rosicon G 2mg/1mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rosicon G 2mg/1mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rosicon G 2mg/1mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels which may become normal after a long time.
Liver
CAUTION
Rosicon G 2mg/1mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rosicon G 2mg/1mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rosicon G 2mg/1mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels which may become normal after a long time.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. 
  • Take it with the first main meal of the day (usually breakfast). 
  • It may cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when used with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or if you delay or miss a meal.
  • Always carry some sugary food or fruit juice with you in case you experience hypoglycemic symptoms such as cold sweats, cool pale skin, tremor, and anxiety.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice weight gain, shortness of breath,  irregular heartbeat, or any abnormal swelling.
  • Your doctor may check your liver function regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop symptoms such as abdominal pain, loss of appetite, or yellowing of the eyes or skin (jaundice).

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Rosicon G

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Since 3 years I have Type 2 Diabetes and am presently on 1 tab. of glynase MF .My fasting is 130 and PP goes up to 170-180. I want to lower it further. I have been advised to take 1 tab. of voglibose 0.3 with lunch.Iam unable to walk more than 1 k.m. due to osteoarthritis but I am cycling daily for one hour to compensate. What do I do to control B-G level more effectively?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
It is ok but further maintain your calories intake as per your BMI.CONSULT DIABETIC EDUCATOR
Sir/madam Diabetes type--Type-2 Diabetes Im taking 1 tablet in morning after TIFFIN. Tablet--GLYCOMET-GP2 FORTE. This 1 tablet sufficient as my Diabetes checkup results.& My liver Mildly enlarged this is my problem so pls expalin only 1 Tablet wii effect on any parts of my body Pls ExplainFBS-170 PPBS-190
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
Need to examine and priscribe medicine for you.Without examine , can't priscribe any medicine in your case.so plz consult doctor near by or can visit our clinic
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References
  1. Rosiglitazone maleate and glimepiride. Research Triangle Park, North Carolina: GlaxoSmithKline; 2015. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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