Rosiglitazone

Pharm Company: * DR REDDYS LABS INC
Category: Diabetes

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Rosiglitazone Overview

Rosiglitazone (trade name Avandia) is an antidiabetic drug in the thiazolidinedione class. It works as an insulin sensitizer, by binding to the PPAR in fat cells and making the cells more responsive to insulin. It is marketed by the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) as a stand-alone drug or for use in combination with metformin or with glimepiride. First released in 1999, annual sales peaked at approximately $2.5-billion in 2006; however, following a meta-analysis published in the ...

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comparison of Windamet tablets and PIO M 15 tablets

I was taking Windamet tablets for diabetese which seems to have been withdrawn by the company.Now the Doctor has advised PIO M 15 tablets in its place. Can someone inform which tablet is better? ## Windamet contains Rosiglitazone and Metformin. The Rosiglitazone has been banned, due to the fact that is can cause sever cardiac problems. So, any medication that contains it has been removed from the market. PIO M 15 contains Metformin and Pioglitazone, which is in the same class of medications, but has not been proven to cause the same dangers. There isn't any one med that can be said to be better for any one person, than any other. You really just have to try it and see how it works for you. Are there any comments or questions? ## PLEASE TELL ME ABOUT AN ALTERNATIVE OPTION OF WINDAM...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Rosiglitazone
  • Tablet: 2mg, 4mg, 8mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Rosiglitazone: (9 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0143-9973 Rosiglitazone 2 mg Oral Tablet by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9974 Rosiglitazone 4 mg Oral Tablet by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9975 Rosiglitazone 8 mg Oral Tablet by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0173-0861 Avandia 2 mg Oral Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0173-0863 Avandia 4 mg Oral Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0173-0864 Avandia 8 mg Oral Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 53873-007 Rosiglitazone Maleate by Glaxosmithkline Inc
  • 53873-008 Rosiglitazone Maleate by Glaxosmithkline Inc
  • 53873-009 Rosiglitazone Maleate by Glaxosmithkline Inc

Other drugs which contain Rosiglitazone or a similar ingredient: (5 results)

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