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Avandamet Alternatives

There are a number of Avandamet alternatives available for those who cannot control their blood sugar levels by taking Avandamet. Other oral diabetes medicines may include biguanides, thiazolidinediones, or sulfonylureas. There are also many different types of insulin and other injectable type 2 diabetes medicines, such as incretin mimetics and amylin analogues. Certain lifestyle changes, including diet and exercise, are also an important part of type 2 diabetes treatment.

Avandamet Alternatives Explained

Avandamet® (rosiglitazone and metformin) is a prescription medication used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Due to the risk of serious cardiovascular problems (such as heart attacks or strokes), the use of this medication is severely restricted. As a result, people may be searching for suitable alternatives to Avandamet. Fortunately, there are several alternatives to Avandamet.
Some of these Avandamet alternatives include:

Oral Diabetes Medications

Fortunately, there are many other different types of oral diabetes drugs available to treat type 2 diabetes, including:
  • Combination medications
  • Sulfonylureas
  • Biguanides
  • Meglitinides
  • Thiazolidinediones
  • Alpha glucosidase inhibitors
  • Dipeptidyl peptidase inhibitors
  • Ergot alkaloids 
  • Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors (SGLT2 inhibitors)
  • Bile acid sequestrants.


Avandamet is a combination of thiazolidinedione (rosiglitazone) and biguanide (metformin).
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