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    Gliclazide + Metformin + Rosiglitazone

    Information about Gliclazide + Metformin + Rosiglitazone

    Gliclazide + metformin + rosiglitazone uses

    Gliclazide+Metformin+Rosiglitazone is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

    How gliclazide + metformin + rosiglitazone works

    This is a combination of three antidiabetic medicines: Gliclazide, Metformin and Rosiglitazone. They work by different mechanisms to provide better control of blood sugar when single or dual therapy is not effective. Gliclazide is a sulfonylurea which works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose. Metformin is a biguanide. It works by lowering glucose production in the liver, delaying glucose absorption from intestines and increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin. Rosiglitazone is a thiazolidinedione which further increases insulin sensitivity.

    Common side effects of gliclazide + metformin + rosiglitazone

    Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Nausea, Taste change, Diarrhea, Stomach pain, Headache, Edema (swelling), Weight gain, Blurred vision, Bone fracture, Respiratory tract infection
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    31 May 2019 | 02:44 PM (IST)
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    Expert advice for Gliclazide + Metformin + Rosiglitazone

    • Take it with food to lower your chance of having an upset stomach.
    • 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.
    • 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).


    Content on this page was last updated on 31 May, 2019, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)