Avandia (Rosiglitazone Maleate)

What conditions and diseases is Avandia used for the treatment or management of?

Avandia is a prescription drug that is approved by the FDA (USA) for use in the treatment, prevention, or management of the certain medical conditions and diseases, including:

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What are the active ingredients of Avandia?

The active ingredients in Avandia include:

What class of drug is Avandia?

Avandia belongs to the class of drugs:

Available Forms

The available forms from suppliers in the USA include:

  • Tablets


Tablet forms from suppliers in the USA:


This product comes in different forms from different suppliers in the USA:

Avandia Information Guide

Trade Name:
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Prescription Drug

Avandia is a prescription drug that belongs to the pharmacologic class of:

Related Disease Topics

Disease articles related to Avandia include:

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How is the dosage of Avandia calculated?

Only a health professional is qualified to work out the dosage of Avandia. The dosage needs to be determined depending on a variety of factors including:

  • Combination With Sulfonylurea or Metformin
  • Combination With Sulfonylurea Plus Metformin
  • Specific Patient Populations
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What warnings or precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Avandia?

Some of the warnings and precautions that need to be noted when considering Avandia for use, include the following:

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Would taking Avandia interfere with other drugs or medications I may be taking?

Some of the interactions are listed below. Avandia may interact with the following so this needs to be taken into consideration when considering the use of this drug:

  • CYP2C8 Inhibitors and Inducers
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What are the possible side-effects (adverse effects or unintended effects) of taking Avandia?

Some of the possible side-effects or adverse reactions may include effects such as:

  • Short-term trials ranged from 8 weeks to 1 year
  • Includes patients receiving glyburide (N = 514), gliclazide (N = 91) ...
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What are the inactive ingredients in Avandia?

The inactive ingredients contained in Avandia are:

  • Hypromellose 2910 (3 cps)
  • Lactose monohydrate
  • Magnesium stearate
  • Cellulose, microcrystalline
  • Polyethylene glycol 3000
  • Sodium starch glycolate type a potato
  • Titanium Dioxide
  • Triacetin
  • Talc
  • Ferric oxide red
  • Ferric oxide yellow

Product Formulation Information: Avandia

Company that labels Avandia:
GlaxoSmithKline LLC
Strength of Avandia:
2 mg/1
Form of Avandia:
Tablet (Film Coated)
How is Avandia taken?
Oral (by mouth)
Date that Avandia is effective:
25th May, 2011


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