Rezult (Rosiglitazone Maleate)
What is Rezult (Rosiglitazone Maleate) used for?
Rezult (Rosiglitazone Maleate) is a type of anti-diabetic drug, which belongs to a class of medications known as glitazones. It works by restoring the body's response to insulin, which in turn helps to lower blood sugar. When used together with a proper diet and exercise regime, it can help to control high blood sugar in patients suffering from type 2 diabetes. This medication is only given to patients when other drugs have not worked well, or cannot be taken.
How should I use Rezult (Rosiglitazone Maleate)?
Rezult (Rosiglitazone Maleate) tablets are taken orally. The normal dose is one tablet once or twice per day. However, the exact dosage required may vary, depending on the patient's response to therapy, and whether or not other drugs are being taken. This medication is not suitable for some patients, and should only be used if your physician has decided that the benefits outweigh the risks. You must follow the instructions of your physician and only take the amount that has been prescribed to you. It may take 2 to 3 months for the full benefits of this drug to be noticed.
What are the side effects of Rezult (Rosiglitazone Maleate)?
Some side effects which may occur as a result of taking Rezult (Rosiglitazone Maleate) include:
This drug may also cause other more serious side effects to occur. Consult your physician immediately if you notice a rapid pounding heartbeat, changes in menstrual cycles, discolored urine, severe nausea, changes in vision or yellowing of the eyes or skin.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Rezult (Rosiglitazone Maleate). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
This drug may increase the risk of serious heart problems, such as a heart attack, or a stroke. As a result of this, it is only used to treat type 2 diabetes in patients whose condition cannot be controlled with other medications. Your physician will inform you of all the potential risks, and will require your permission before prescribing this drug. Discuss all of the potential risks, and your medical history with your physician.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.