High Blood Sugar and Avandia
Even in people with well-controlled diabetes
, high blood sugar is possible. For example, fever, infections, injury, or surgery can temporarily increase blood sugar levels in people with diabetes, regardless of the medicine they are taking. In these situations, Avandia
may not be enough to treat diabetes, and the use of insulin
may be required. Contact your healthcare provider if you have a fever, infection, injury, or will be having surgery. Also, you should contact your healthcare provider immediately if you notice any possible high blood sugar symptoms. These include, but are not limited to:
Avandia and Managing Blood Sugar
Low and high blood sugar levels are known problems in some people taking Avandia and can cause serious or even life-threatening complications. Prevention is the best treatment. Therefore, anyone taking Avandia should be aware that low blood sugar or high blood sugar levels are possibilities. They should know the possible signs and symptoms of high blood sugar or low blood sugar and know what to do if these symptoms occur. Finally, it is important that you know how to check your blood sugar levels.