Disease Information for Rosiglitazone (Avandia) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Fluid retention/Mild edema
Weight gain in Elderly
Edema of Lower Extremities
Retinal Macula Edema
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Congestive heart failure
Drug induced Hepatic toxicity
Drug induced Hypoglycemia
Edema
Hypoglycemia
Salt/sodium retention effect
Toxic hepatitis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-diabetic medication (example)
DRUG/Glitazone diabetic drug (example)
DRUG/Increases insulin sensitivity
DRUG/PPAR Agonist diabetic medication
DRUG/Thiazolidinedione antidiabetic medication (ex)
DRUG/TZD Oral anti-diabetic medication
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Rosiglitazone (Avandia) admin, Brand name/Avandamet (Rosiglitazone/Metformin), Brand name/Avandaryl (Rosiglitazone/Glimepiride) comb., Brand name/Avandia (Rosiglitazone)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/1999 Approx. New drug (RX)
DRUG/Dose 2 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 4 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 8 mgms (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose BID Medication
DRUG/Dose Chewable form
DRUG/Dose once daily (RX)
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Anti-diabetic drug; Insulin resistance reducer; The newer major drug class of thiazolidinediones; Oral preparation;

PPAR Agonist [Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor]

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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