Avandamet contains a mix of Glucophage and rosiglitazone, 2 oral polygenic disease medicines that facilitatemanagement glucose levels.
Avandamet is for folks with kind two polygenic disease, and isn’t for treating kind one polygenic disease.
Avandamet isn’t suggested to be used with hormone.Taking this drugs whereas you’re victimization hormonecould increase your risk of significant heart issues.
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Get emergency medical help if you have any signs of an allergic reaction to Avandamet : hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Early symptoms of lactic acidosis may get worse over time and this condition can be fatal. Get emergency medical help if you have even mild symptoms: muscle pain or weakness, numb or cold feeling in your arms and legs, trouble breathing, stomach pain, nausea with vomiting, fast or uneven heart rate, dizziness, or feeling very weak or tired.
Call your doctor at once if you have:
chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the jaw or shoulder, nausea, sweating, general ill feeling;
sudden numbness or weakness (especially on one side of the body), sudden severe headache, slurred speech, problems with vision or balance;
shortness of breath (even with mild exertion), swelling, rapid weight gain;
pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding, weakness;
nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes); or
changes in your vision.
Common Avandamet side effects may include:
cold symptoms such as stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat;
upset stomach, diarrhea.
All patients should start the rosiglitazone component of AVANDAMET at the lowest recommended dose. Further increases in the dose of rosiglitazone should be accompanied by careful monitoring for adverse events related to fluid retention. Patients Inadequately Controlled on Diet and Exercise: If therapy with a combination tablet containing rosiglitazone and metformin is considered appropriate for a patient with type 2 diabetes mellitus inadequately controlled on diet and exercise alone, the recommended starting dose of AVANDAMET is 2 mg/500 mg administered once or twice daily. For patients with HbA1c >11% or fasting plasma glucose (FPG) >270 mg/dL, a starting dose of 2 mg/500 mg twice daily may be considered. The dose of AVANDAMET may be increased in increments of 2 mg/500 mg per day given in divided doses if patients are not adequately controlled after 4 weeks. The maximum dose of AVANDAMET is 8 mg/2,000 mg per day.