AVANDIA 4 mg. 28 tablets
AVANDIA 4 mg. 28 tablets
WHAT AVANDIA AND WHAT IT IS USED
AVANDIA is an anti-diabetic medicine that is taken orally. Used for the treatment of diabetes mellitus type II (non-insulin dependent). Diabetes mellitus type II is a condition in which the body does not produce enough insulin or the amount of insulin produced does not work as it should. Insulin is a natural substance produced by the body that control your blood sugar. Help the body better use the insulin they produce, AVANDIA helps to reduce your blood sugar to normal nivo.AVANDIA should be administered alone or in combination with metformin and (or) with sulphonylureas, which are also anti-diabetic drugs take by mouth.
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE AVANDIA
Do not take Avandia
If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to rosiglitazone or any of the other ingredients of Avandia.
If you have or have had heart failure. If you have liver disease. If you already take insulin.
Special precautions for use
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor:
If you are planning to become pregnant;
If you are breastfeeding;
If you have polycystic ovary syndrome. Because of their action, the drug may increase the likelihood of becoming pregnant;
If you have a problem with the liver, heart or kidneys.
If you are taking sulphonylurea (sulphonylurea) with AVANDIA, as your blood sugar level may fall (hypoglycaemia). Your doctor may reduce the dose to you agreeing sulphonylurea.Nyama information on the implementation of AVANDIA in people under 18 years of age. Accordingly, the use of the drug in these patients is not recommended.
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription. Your doctor may want to change the dose of AVANDIA if you take other medicines (such as drugs containing active substances gemfibrozil or rifampicin).
Taking AVANDIA with food and drink
You can take the tablets with or after meals or on an empty stomach. Take them with a glass of water.
Pregnancy and lactation
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or trying to get pregnant. Your doctor will advise you to stop taking this lekarstvo.Uvedomete doctor if you are breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed your baby. Your doctor will advise you to stop taking the drug.
Driving and using machines
This medicine will not affect your ability to drive or operate mashini.Vazhna information about some of the ingredients of AVANDIAPatsienti intolerant to lactose should note that each AVANDIA tablet contains a small amount of lactose (about 105 mg). Patients with rare hereditary problems - problems of galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption should not take this medicine.
3. HOW TO TAKE AVANDIA
Always take AVANDIA exactly as your doctor tells you. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or farmatsevt.Broyat tablets AVANDIA, which take different patients may be different depending on their condition. Your doctor will determine the optimal starting dose you doza.Obichaynata AVANDIA is 4 mg (one of these tablets) of den.Pri necessary, the doctor may increase the dose to 8 mg (two of these tablets) per day, administered as a single dose or as two doses (e.g., one tablet in the morning and one tablet in the evening). tablets should be taken with a glass of water during or after meals, or in the fasting state. It is best to take the tablets every day at the same vreme.Ako think the medicine you are very weak or very strong, do not change the dose yourself. Consult your lekar.Ne take more tablets than those prescribed lekaryat.Vashiyat your doctor will prescribe AVANDIA alone or in combination with other antidiabetic drugs that are taken orally.
Your doctor may order blood tests to check that your liver is working normalno.V if you are on a diet for weight control diabetes, you should continue to follow while taking AVANDIA.Tegloto you should be checked at specified time intervals. If you increase your weight, tell your doctor.
What to do in case of overdose
If you take more tablets than prescribed AVANDIA or if someone else swallow your medicine, tell your doctor immediately.
What to do if you miss a dose
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember and continue as before. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose.
If you stop taking AVANDIA
If you stop taking AVANDIA, tell your doctor as soon as he can recommend another lechenie.Ako you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, AVANDIA can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. The incidence of adverse reaction can also depend on whether you are taking AVANDIA alone or in combination with other antidiabetic lekarstva.Po below lists adverse reactions that some patients are monitored while taking AVANDIA.
Very common side effects (likely to affect more than 1 in 10 patients), lower than normal levels of blood sugar (hypoglycemia). Hypoglycemia occurred more often when AVANDIA is taken with other medicines used to treat diabetes, localized swelling (edema).
Common side effects (likely to affect more than 1 in 100 patients) reduced the number of blood cells, including reduced number of red blood cells (anemia) small increase in total cholesterol levels increased fats in kravtapovisheno weight. Tell your doctor if your weight increase for a short period of time.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION
Contents of AVANDIA
The active substance is rosiglitazone. Available tablets AVANDIA with different amounts of the active ingredient per tablet. Each tablet contains AVANDIA 4 mg of active substance rosiglitazone (as rosiglitazone maleate). Other ingredients are: sodium starch glycolate (type A), hypromellose, hypromellose 6cP, microcrystalline cellulose, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, titanium dioxide (E 171), macrogol 3000, glycerol triacetate, and red ferric oxide (E172). The 4 mg tablet also contains purified talc and iron oxide yellow (E172).
AVANDIA looks like and contents of the pack
AVANDIA is 4 mg in the form of orange tablets. On them is marked "GSK" ot one side and "4" on the other side. The tablets are packaged in blister packs containing 7, 28, 56, 84, 90 or 112 film-coated tablets or 56 film-coated tablets, unit dose packaging.
Rare side effects (may affect less than 1 in 1000 patients), fluid in the lungs (pulmonary edema). Symptom of fluid accumulation in the lungs is difficulty breathing, which can be very severe and usually worsens in the supine position. Tell your doctor as quickly as possible if you experience this symptom for the first time or if it is aggravated, hepatic dysfunction (liver is not functioning as it should).
Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, unusual or unexplained tiredness, loss of appetite, dark urine, yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes.
Very rare side effects (likely to affect less than 1 in 10,000 patients) relief and itchy rash (urticaria) or allergic swelling, sometimes of the face or mouth (angioedema) which may cause difficulty in breathing or swallowing. If you have these symptoms you should contact your doctor immediately.
Heart failure is a common side effect in patients taking rosiglitazone with a sulphonylurea and metformin (triple therapy). This adverse reaction occurs infrequently in patients taking AVANDIA alone or in combination with metformin or a sulphonylurea only (dual therapy). Symptoms of heart failure include shortness of breath, tiredness after light physical activity such as walking, waking up at night due to shortness of breath and swelling of the ankles or feet. Contact your doctor as quickly as possible if you experience these symptoms for the first time or if they utezhnyat.Ako observe any unusual discomfort, tell your doctor right away any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
5. HOW TO STORE AVANDIA
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not use AVAND / A after the expiry date stated on the packaging. This product does not require any special storage conditions.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.