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A thiazolidinedione drug, C18H19N3O3S, used in its maleate form to treat type 2 diabetes.
rosiglitazone Avandia® Therapeutics A thiazolidinedione used in Pts with type 2 DM to ↑ the efficiency with which the body uses insulin Adverse effects Flu-like Sx, headache, weight gain Contraindications CHF
rosiglitazone A THIAZOLIDINEDIONE drug used to control HYPERGLYCAEMIA in patients with Type 2 DIABETES. It reduces insulin resistance and has been found capable of restoring normoglycaemia and reducing the incidence of Type 2 diabetes in patients with impaired glucose rolerance or impaired fasting glucose levels, or both.