Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Avandamet


Rosiglitazone and metformin combination is used to treat a type of diabetes mellitus called type 2 diabetes. It is used together with a proper diet and exercise to help control blood sugar levels.

Rosiglitazone helps your body use insulin better. Metformin reduces the absorption of sugar from the stomach, reduces the release of stored sugar from the liver, and helps your body use sugar better.

This medicine is only available through a restricted access program. Doctors who are enrolled in the program can write a prescription for this medicine.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet