rosiglitazone (generic name)

It helps to control blood sugar
(roe si GLI ta zone)
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What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

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
  • low blood sugar (ask your doctor or healthcare professional for a list of these symptoms)
  • pain that radiates to the jaw or down the arm
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • sudden weight gain
  • swelling of the ankles, feet, hands
  • unusually weak or tired
  • 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
  • right upper belly pain

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children

Store at room temperature between 20 and 25 degrees C (68 and 77 degrees F). Keep container tightly closed and protect from light. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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Last Updated: July 31, 2009
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