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Rosiglitazone
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Avandia

ROSIGLITAZONE helps to treat type 2 diabetes. It helps to control blood sugar. Treatment is combined with diet and exercise. Compare glitazones.
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Type 2 Diabetes: Oral Medication Basics

The GoodRx Pharmacist - December 31, 2013

In a non-diabetic person, insulin is released from the pancreas with each meal and it helps the body either use or store the glucose it gets from the food. Patients who have type I diabetes don’t produce insulin, and must inject themselves with insulin to mimic the body’s natural process.

Type II diabetics, on the other hand, still produce insulin but their bodies do not use it properly. Type II diabetics can be treated with oral medications, insulin, other injectables, or a combination of different medications. See More

FDA Panel Votes to Ease Safety Restrictions on Avandia

Elizabeth Davis - June 13, 2013

Since 2010, use of diabetes med Avandia has been restricted to patients who weren’t able to control their diabetes using other medication options. Studies showed an increased risk of heart problems, and the manufacturer, GlaxoSmithKline, plead guilty and was fined for witholding safety information about Avandia.

On the panel that made the decision to restrict Avandia (rosiglitazone) in 2010, 12 out of 26 panelists voted to remove it from the market altogether. See More

GlaxoSmithKline Pays Up, and Outs Dr. Drew at the Same Time

Dr. Sharon Orrange - July 11, 2012

This story should get under your skin. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the drug company that makes Wellbutrin (bupropion), has agreed to pay $3 billion to the federal government. GSK plead guilty to charges of illegally promoting two antidepressants and withholding key safety information about the diabetes drug Avandia.

As part of the settlement, the drug company admitted promoting the drugs Paxil (paroxetine) and Wellbutrin for off-label uses and failing to report safety data about the diabetes medication AvandiaSee More

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