Rosiglitazone and Glimepiride Help Lower Blood Sugar in Type 2 Diabetes - Overview
Combines 2 drugs to help lower blood sugar in type 2 diabetes. Works in part by increasing both the amount of insulin produced by the pancreas and the body’s response to the insulin.
Rosiglitazone & Glimepiride Overview
Rosiglitazone/glimepiride is a prescription medication used to treat type 2 diabetes. It is a single tablet containing two different medications, glimepiride and rosiglitazone. Glimepiride belongs to a group of drugs called sulfonylureas. It can help your body release more of its own insulin. Rosiglitazone belongs to a group of drugs called thiazolidinediones. It can help your body respond better to insulin. These medicines can work together to help control your blood sugar.
This medication comes in tablet form and is usually taken once a day, with your first main meal.
Common side effects include new or worse heart failure, headache, and cold symptoms.