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USES: This medication is used to treat diabetes.

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OverviewPhotosHow To UseSide EffectsPrecautionsMissed DoseDrug Interactions

This medication is used to treat diabetes.
  • Do not share this medication with others.
  • It is recommended you attend a diabetes education program to understand diabetes and all important aspects of its treatment including meals, exercise, personal hygiene, medication and getting regular eye and medical exams.
  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Keep all medical appointments.
  • Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., liver function tests) will be performed to monitor for side effects and response to therapy.
  • Regularly check your blood or urine for sugar, as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent heart disease, strokes, kidney disease and circulation problems.

  • Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from light and moisture.


A bottle of Avandia diabetes
A bottle of Avandia diabetes

How To Use
  • HOW TO USE THIS MEDICATION: Take by mouth, with or without food, as directed.
  • Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy.
  • This medication may be used in addition to other medications to treat diabetes.
  • Take all other medication as directed by your doctor.
  • If you are currently taking troglitazone, wait at least one week between stopping troglitazone and starting therapy with this drug.
  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Side Effects
  • Headache may occur.
  • If this effect persists or worsens, notify your doctor promptly.
  • Unlikely but report promptly back pain, cough, unusual tiredness or weakness, swelling, changes in menstrual cycle or unusual thirst or urination.
  • Very unlikely but report promptly dizziness, tremors, rapid pulse, vomiting, stomach pain, dark urine or yellowing eyes or skin.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

  • Tell your doctor your medical history, including any allergies, high cholesterol, swelling (edema), heart problems (e.g., congestive heart failure), fertility problems (e.g., ovulation problems), very high blood glucose (diabetic ketoacidosis), blood problems (e.g., anemia) or liver disease.
  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist to learn the symptoms of high or low blood sugar.
  • Some symptoms of high blood sugar include thirst and increased urination.
  • Low blood sugar may cause you to feel shaky, sweaty, hungry or have an increased pulse.
  • Carry glucose tablets or gel to treat low blood sugar.
  • Consult your pharmacist.
  • During times of stress, such as fever, infection, injury or surgery, it may be more difficult to control your blood sugar.
  • Consult your doctor, as additional medication may be required.
  • This medication can cause changes in the menstrual cycle (ovulation) in women with certain fertility problems.
  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist about the use of reliable birth control while using this medication.
  • This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Insulin may be substituted for this drug during your pregnancy; follow all instructions carefully.
  • It is not known whether this drug is excreted into breast milk.
  • Because of the potential risk to the infant, breast-feeding while using this drug is not recommended.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember.
  • If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not double the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription medication you may use, especially drugs for diabetes such as troglitazone.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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User Medicine Opinions for Avandia
Overall:5 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 67
Location: Ohio
Time Taken: Many years

Reason: Diabetes Type II Date: 16 July 2011
Side Effects

Additional Thoughts
Been a wonder drug for control for many years. No heart or blood pressure problems. Still have Low blood pressure but now my A1C has been 6.0 or lower for years.

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