Side effects include oedema, wt. gain, sinusitis, upper resp tract infections, hepatic dysfunction (e.g. vomiting, unexplained nausea, anorexia, dark urine, abdominal pain, fatigue), bone loss and fracture, myalgia, visual disturbances; decreased haemoglobin and haematocrit counts (dose related); decreased serum triglycerides, increased HDL-cholesterol; abnormal LFT.
Contraindicated in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus or diabetic ketoacidosis. Severe heart failure (NYHA class III or IV). Active or history of bladder cancer. Moderate to severe hepatic impairment. Patients with uninvestigated macroscopic haematuria.
Monitor for renal and hepatic impairment; Avoid alcohol consumption; consumewith food otherwise hypoglycaemic episodes may occur.
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