Drug: Avandia

ROSIGLITAZONE (roe si GLI ta zone) helps to treat type 2 diabetes. It helps to control blood sugar. Treatment is combined with diet and exercise.

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • bone or joint pain
  • breathing problems
  • chest pain or tightness
  • dark urine
  • loss of appetite, nausea
  • pain that radiates to the jaw or down the arm
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • right upper belly pain
  • signs and symptoms of low blood sugar such as feeling anxious, confusion, dizziness, increased hunger, unusually weak or tired, sweating, shakiness, cold, irritable, headache, blurred vision, fast heartbeat, loss of consciousness
  • sudden weight gain
  • swelling of the ankles, feet, hands
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • back ache
  • diarrhea
  • headache
  • runny nose

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • bone or joint pain
  • breathing problems
  • chest pain or tightness
  • dark urine
  • loss of appetite, nausea
  • pain that radiates to the jaw or down the arm
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • right upper belly pain
  • signs and symptoms of low blood sugar such as feeling anxious, confusion, dizziness, increased hunger, unusually weak or tired, sweating, shakiness, cold, irritable, headache, blurred vision, fast heartbeat, loss of consciousness
  • sudden weight gain
  • swelling of the ankles, feet, hands
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • back ache
  • diarrhea
  • headache
  • runny nose

Source: http://www.healthline.com

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine? They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • heart disease
  • heart failure
  • kidney disease
  • liver disease
  • macular edema
  • polycystic ovary syndrome
  • swelling of the arms, legs, or feet
  • taking insulin
  • taking nitrates for chest pain
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to rosiglitazone, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

Source: http://www.healthline.com

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