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Rosiglitazone

Information

Uses

Rosiglitazone is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes

How it works

Rosiglitazone restores the body's ability to use insulin, lowering the blood sugar levels. Rosiglitazone also decreases the amount of glucose absorbed from food in the intestine and decreases glucose production in the liver.

Common side effects

Blurred vision, Respiratory tract infection, Bone fracture, Numbness

Available Medicine

  • ₹33 to ₹93
    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    3 variant(s)
  • ₹21 to ₹55
    Aretaeus Pharmaceuticals
    3 variant(s)
  • ₹60 to ₹100
    Cipla Ltd
    2 variant(s)
  • ₹11000
    Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹36 to ₹99
    Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
    3 variant(s)
  • ₹100
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    1 variant(s)

Expert advice

  • Notify your doctor if you have liver disease. 
  • Notify your doctor if you have or ever had urinary bladder cancer.
  • Rosiglitazone does not help patients who have type 1 diabetes.
  • Type 2 diabetes can be controlled with a proper diet alone or a diet along with exercise. A planned diet and exercising are always important when you have diabetes, even when you are taking antidiabetic medicines. 
  • Notify your doctor if you had a heart failure in the past. 


Content on this page was last updated on 25 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)