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Please describe the medication: rosiglitazone?

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Dr. William Lizarraga
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Diabetes med: This is a pill that can be taken for diabetes. It is not often used anymore, in favor of safer drugs. It goes by the trade name avandia (rosiglitazone). You can read more about it on drug websites like drugs.Com.
Dr. Lee Peter Bee
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Thiazolindinedione: Rosiglitazone is a thiazolidinedione, a class of diabetic medication that acts as a Insulin sensitizer by binding to the ppar receptors of the fat cells. The trade name is avandia (rosiglitazone). As a class effect of the medication, it can cause fluid retention and leads to worsening of congestive heart failure.

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A 28-year-old male asked:

Please describe the medication: avandia (rosiglitazone)?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Avandia (rosiglitazone): Is an anti-diabetic drug that works as an Insulin sensitizer. Some side-effects are heart disease & liver toxicity.

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