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Rositus 2 mg Tablet

Manufactured byAretaeus Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
Description

Rositus 2 mg Tablet is an effective medicine used alone or in combination with other medicines for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Patients are advised to follow a strict diet and exercise regimen along with this medicine for the best possible effect.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Rositus 2 mg Tablet

  • Abdominal pain or stomach pain
  • Blurred vision
  • Chest pain or discomfort
  • Dry mouth
  • Vomiting
  • Irregular heart beat
  • Nausea
  • Sweating
  • Increased hunger
  • Increased thirst
  • Increased urination

Uses of Rositus 2 mg Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Type II Diabetes Mellitus
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    This medicine has a delayed onset of action owing to its complex mechanism of action. It may take up to 12 weeks to show its maximum effect.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, close monitoring of the infant for any undesirable side effects is recommended.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to rosiglitazone or any other ingredient present along with it.

Diabetic ketoacidosis

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of diabetic ketoacidosis due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Active liver disease

This medicine is contraindicated for use in patients with an ALT value three times more than the upper limit of normal.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, close monitoring of the infant for any undesirable side effects is recommended.
General warnings

Type 1 Diabetes mellitus

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of type 1 diabetes mellitus since Rositus 2 mg Tablet shows its hypoglycemic activity only in the presence of insulin.

Edema

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with edema due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Hypoglycemic agents

This medicine should be used with caution in patients taking other hypoglycemic agents due to the increased risk of very low blood glucose levels. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels and appropriate dose adjustments may be required based on the clinical condition.

Ovulation

This medicine should be used with caution in premenopausal patients due to the increase in chances of ovulation. Adequate contraceptive measures are recommended for such patients to avoid an unplanned pregnancy.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.
Interaction with Medicine

Clarithromycin

Clozapine

Ketoconazole

Leflunomide

Ciprofloxacin

Gatifloxacin

Disease interactions

Myocardial infarction

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of myocardial infarction due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Congestive heart failure

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of congestive heart failure due to the increased risk of fluid retention and worsening of the heart failure.

Type 1 diabetes mellitus

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of type 1 diabetes mellitus since Rositus 2 mg Tablet shows its hypoglycemic activity only in the presence of insulin.

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with an impairment of the liver function due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Liver function should be assessed before initiating treatment with this medicine. Any symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, dark colored urine, etc. should be reported immediately to the doctor. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine as instructed by your doctor. You are advised to keep a regular check on the blood sugar levels while taking Rositus 2 mg Tablet. This medicine will show better results if you take a controlled diet and exercise regularly. Your dosage is subject to change based on the response to the medication. This medicine should be taken regularly at the same time every day. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine decreases insulin resistance without causing any strain on the pancreas. It also promotes the breakdown of glucose and fats in the body. Both these actions help in reducing the blood glucose levels.
Legal Status

Banned

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Thiazolidinediones

Schedule

Schedule H

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http://www.tga.gov.au/prescribing-medicines-pregnancy-database

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https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00412

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