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    Rosiglitazone

    Information about Rosiglitazone

    Rosiglitazone uses

    Rosiglitazone is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

    How rosiglitazone works

    Rosiglitazone is an anti-diabetic medication. It works by increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin, a natural substance that helps control blood sugar levels.

    Common side effects of rosiglitazone

    Blurred vision, Respiratory tract infection, Bone fracture, Numbness

    Available Medicine for Rosiglitazone

    • ₹33 to ₹93
      Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹36 to ₹99
      Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹100
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      1 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)

    Expert advice for Rosiglitazone

    • Highly effective in decreasing haemoglobin A1c level (Hemoglobin A1c measures average blood sugar over time).
    • Rosiglitazone may rarely cause hypoglycemia.
    • Rosiglitazone is more likely to cause weight gain as compared to other anti-diabetic medicines.
    • Rosiglitazone may cause fluid retention (edema), ranging from mild ankle swelling to severe swelling in the lungs that make it hard to breathe.
    • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with any heart problems (high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, slow or irregular heart rate).
    • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
    • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with bladder cancer.


    Content on this page was last updated on 11 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)