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There are several Avandaryl alternatives for type 2 diabetes, including lifestyle changes, other oral diabetes medications, and insulin or other injectable diabetes medications. In many situations, lifestyle changes alone (such as weight loss and changes in diet) may not be effective at controlling type 2 diabetes. As a result, other medications may be necessary.
Avandaryl Alternatives ExplainedAvandaryl® (rosiglitazone and glimepiride) 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 Avandaryl. Fortunately, there are several possible substitutes for Avandaryl.
- Other diabetes medications taken by mouth (see Diabetes Medication)
- Lifestyle changes
- Insulin and other injectable diabetes medications.
Other Oral Diabetes MedicinesFortunately, there are many other different types of oral diabetes drugs available to treat type 2 diabetes, including:
- Alpha glucosidase inhibitors
- Dipeptidyl peptidase inhibitors
- Ergot alkaloids
- Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors (SGLT2 inhibitors)
- Bile acid sequestrants
- Combination medications.