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WINDIA 2 MG TABLET


Overview

Uses of Windia Tablet

WINDIA 2 MG TABLET is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Windia Tablet side effects

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.

Windia Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking rosiglitazone with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
WINDIA 2 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of WINDIA 2 MG TABLET during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
WINDIA 2 MG TABLET does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
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 miss a dose of 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.
WINDIA 2 MG TABLET
₹5.7/Tablet
Rosicon 2mg Tablet
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹5.12/Tablet
save 10%
Reglit 2mg Tablet
Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
₹3.6/Tablet
save 37%
Rositus 2mg Tablet
Aretaeus Pharmaceuticals
₹3.25/Tablet
save 43%
ROGLIN 2 MG TABLET
Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹5.64/Tablet
save 1%

Expert Advice

  • WINDIA 2 MG TABLET has been withdrawn from the market due to an increased risk of heart attack and heart-related deaths.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): Psycool, Proparise
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Excrete
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nudiglue-C
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zencort-M, Welone
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Budojet
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Flotin, Serodep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Kopram
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Acert, Dipain
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Windia

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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
Dietician
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
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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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