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WINDIA 2 MG TABLET


Overview

Introduction

WINDIA 2 MG TABLET is a medicine used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It helps to lower the blood sugar level and prevents long-term complications of diabetes.

WINDIA 2 MG TABLET should be used along with regular exercise and a healthy diet for the best results. This medicine was withdrawn from the market in 2010 as it increased the risk of heart attacks and heart-related deaths.

Uses of Windia Tablet

Side effects of Windia Tablet

Common
  • Blurred vision
  • Numbness
  • Bone fracture
  • Respiratory tract infection

How to use Windia 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. WINDIA 2 MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Windia Tablet works

WINDIA 2 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with WINDIA 2 MG TABLET.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
WINDIA 2 MG TABLET may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of WINDIA 2 MG TABLET during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
WINDIA 2 MG TABLET does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
WINDIA 2 MG TABLET is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of WINDIA 2 MG TABLET is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
WINDIA 2 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of WINDIA 2 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 forget to take Windia Tablet?

If you miss a dose of WINDIA 2 MG TABLET, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • WINDIA 2 MG TABLET has been withdrawn from the market due to an increased risk of heart attack and heart-related deaths.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Windia with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Tmp, Keno
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Amiur
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Beza, Bezalip
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Budojet
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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My mom is diabetic from last 13 years. She is on medicine and having type 2 diabetes. Currently she is taking below medicine - amaryl m2, galvusmet 50/500, forxiga-10. But from last week her sugar level is increasing and now reaches to 250 fasting. Could you please recommend me ayurvedic medicine that will keep sugar level in control and keep her energitic. Thanks
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Please consult with Ayurvedic doctor nearest to your home.
I have type-2 Diabetes taking trivolib1 And glisen mf 1 Two times a day.before meal.but.my sugar not controlled my.fbs sugar-236 And pp2bs.is 356 Pl,advisr what to do
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathologist
Hi I suggest you should consult your diabetologist or general practitinoer He will see all your previous records and review your treatment
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FAQs

Q. Can Windia be used along with glimepiride in diabetes?

Windia 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 Windia?

Windia 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 Windia cause oedema?

Windia 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 Windia cause heart failure?

Windia 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 Windia be used in depression?

Windia, either alone or as add-on therapy to conventional treatments, could clinically benefit patients of major depression according to a study

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References
  1. Powers AC, D’Alessio D. Endocrine Pancreas and Pharmacotherapy of Diabetes Mellitus and Hypoglycemia. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 1259-61.
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