If you have type 2 diabetes, you may benefit from a medication called Avandaryl® (rosiglitazone and glimepiride). This drug works to lower blood sugar levels by causing the pancreas to produce more insulin and by helping your body use its natural insulin better.
Avandaryl comes in three different strengths and is usually taken by mouth once a day. The amount you are prescribed will vary, depending on several factors, such as:
- How well your diabetes is controlled
- Other medical conditions you may have
- Other medications you are taking.
Although most people tolerate it well, side effects are possible. Some of the most commonly reported side effects include:
(To learn more about this medication, including how it performed in clinical trials, other side effects, and whether you can buy it in generic form, click Avandaryl.)