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does rosiglitazone help with type diabetes

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Many options: It's depends on the degree of abnormalities and what other drugs you are on. One similar drug to Avandia (rosiglitazone) is actos. Otherwise, you mi ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: There has been a higher post marketing surveillance of diabetics taking abandons getting significant cardiovascular disease. This population is also a ... Read More
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
33 years experience Endocrinology
Not known for sure.: Some evidence from medical studies suggests that patients who take this medication have higher rates of heart disease and heart failure. This evidenc ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
Rosilitazone: I have to have a special license to continue to give it from a central pharmacy. I have only 1 patient still taking it.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aileen Sedman
43 years experience Pediatrics
Causes heart problem: Avandia (rosiglitazone) is a type of oral medication used to lower blood sugar in type 2 diabetes, however in large studies patients taking Avandia (r ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: Whether you believe the data or not, I do not recommend using rosiglitazone in patients with heart disease. There are many other alternatives for thi ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Avandia (rosiglitazone) and Amaryl: Avandia (rosiglitazone) can cause fluid retention, however, Insulin levels in type 2 diabetics is usally high. The sulfonoureas like ameryl, increase ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
21 years experience Geriatrics
Several: There are several safe classes of medication for diabetes. Talk to your doctor.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
21 years experience Geriatrics
No: Studies are suggesting that it can increase you risk for heart issues and is now the subject of intense litigation.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
16 years experience Pharmacology
Yes/ restricted : Avandia (rosiglitazone) is available but has restricted access. Providers must be trained/certified before prescribing this drug. Pharmacies must be c ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Rosiglitazone has: Been linked to heart problems. The suits are beginning. I do not know if it remains on the market.
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