Is it safe to take avandaryl (rosiglitazone and glimepiride) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

No. Avandia, a component in Avandaryl (rosiglitazone and glimepiride) generally isn't recommended during pregnancy or nursing. Talk to your doctor about alternative medications like metformin or insulin.
It isn't recommended. This is a combination medication for diabetes. One of the medications may make the placenta not function as well, leading to small babies and other complications. In addition, both medications cross the placenta and we don't know much about how they affect the baby. If you are pregnant and taking this medication, contact your doctor right away. Don't stop it until your doctor tells you to.

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What will happen if a non-diabetic takes 3 avandaryl (rosiglitazone and glimepiride)?

Your blood. Sugar will go down. It's unlikely there will be any significant consequences, as your body will respond with an increase in blood sugar -- but it should be avoided.

What happens if a nondiabetic person takes 3 avandaryl (rosiglitazone and glimepiride)?

Low blood sugar. The Amaryl (glimepiride) in this medication stimulates the pancreas to release Insulin and would likely cause an abnormally low blood sugar if taken by a non diabetic person.

What is the definition or description of: avandaryl (rosiglitazone and glimepiride)?

Combination drug. Of Avandia (rosiglitazone) and a sulfonylurea 2 drugs for diabetes avandia now severly restricted by fda- should be removed from market- had increased adverse cardiovascular outcomes sulfonylureas, as a separate pill, are still on market, but have high risk of low blood sugar and weight gain, so we avopid using them much better meds available.

What to do if I have no idea what avandaryl (rosiglitazone and glimepiride) does, but I need something to make me go to sleep so I popped three, what does it do?

Who gave it to you? "Popping" three pills whose effect you do not know is generally a bad idea. Avandaryl (rosiglitazone and glimepiride) is a medicine for DIABETES. It has nothing to do with sleep. It causes a drop in your blood sugar. If this happens when you are asleep, you could be in real trouble (i.e., permanent brain damage). In this case, what you would get is not sleep, but a coma.