Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Avandia

Descriptions


Rosiglitazone is used to treat a type of diabetes mellitus called type 2 diabetes. It may be used alone or with other medicines such as metformin or sulfonylurea agents. Rosiglitazone is used together with a proper diet and exercise to help control blood sugar levels. It does this by helping your body use insulin 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