Avandia (Rosiglitazone)

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    Avandia (Rosiglitazone) Product Information

    Avandia is an oral medicine given to patients with type 2 diabetes, to help control their blood sugar. It is not an insulin medication, but rather works with the insulin already present in your body.

    Order Avandia Online

    This diabetes medication is manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline. We offer it in the following dosages: 2 mg, 4 mg and 8 mg tablets. It is currently only offered in the brand tablets, and there is no generic alternative.

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    A prescription is required to buy Avandia online and process an order. The prescription can be sent by fax , email or upload. Our fax number is 1-855-776-0006  and the email to send it to is [email protected]. We also have an upload option can be found on our website under"Rx Upload".

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    What is Avandia used for?

    Avandia is also marketed as Rosiglitazone. It is a prescription medication for those diagnosed with diabetes. Avandia controls the glucose levels in your blood. It is used to treat only those who have diabetes Type 2; those who have diabetes type 1 cannot use it.

    You should not use this medication with insulin as it can bring about serious heart issues, so speak with your doctor about any heart problems because they may prescribe a more suitable medication for you.

    Dosage

    If you have type 2 diabetes, your Avandia dosage would be 4 mg once per day. You can divide  the oral tablet in two doses, and once your body gets used to the medication you can, increase it to 8 mg per day. The maximum dose you can take per day is 8 mg.

    You can choose to take the tablet with or without food but report any signs of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) to the doctor. If your blood sugar is low, you may feel dizzy, nauseous , hungry, irritable, sweaty, feel dizzy and get headaches.

    It is important to note that diet and exercise can also your body control blood sugar. These lifestyle measures should also be followed while taking this medication.

    Side Effects

    If you notice symptoms like chest pain, shortness of breath, tiredness, lightheadedness, stomachache, jaundice, cold feet or hands, and vision changes, talk to the doctor at once. Other side effects are mild and more common. These are symptoms of a cold infection like sinus pain, a stuffy nose, sneezing and sore throat.

    A headache is also a common side effect when taking Avandia. Weight gain can also occur while on this medicine.

    Precautions

    Consult your doctor about your health problems. This will help them decide whether this medication is suitable for you. So, let them know if:

    • You have severe or uncontrolled congestive heart failure
    • Diabetic ketoacidosis
    • Rosiglitazone allergy
    • Bladder cancer or bladder issues as Avandia can increase your odds of developing cancer of the bladder
    • A previous heart attack or stroke
    • Eye issues triggered by diabetes
    • Liver disease

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    The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

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