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GlaxoSmithKline Announces Approval and Availability of Avandaryl


Jul 1, 2006

New drug combines Avandia, an insulin sensitizer, with the sulfonylurea Amaryl

GlaxoSmithKline announced the availability of Avandaryl (rosiglitazone maleate and glimepiride), a new fixed-dose combination product for type 2 diabetes.

“Recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Avandaryl is the first and only tablet to combine a thiazolidinedione [Avandia], with a sulfonylurea [Amaryl], to help improve blood sugar control,” says GlaxoSmithKline. “As an adjunct to diet and exercise, Avandaryl is indicated to improve blood sugar control in patients with type 2 diabetes who are already treated with a combination of [Avandia] and sulfonylurea, or who are not adequately controlled on a sulfonylurea alone, or for those patients who have initially responded to [Avandia] alone and require additional blood sugar control.”

Avandaryl is available in three tablet strengths: 4 mg/1 mg, 4 mg/2 mg and 4 mg/4 mg.

For more information about Avandaryl, log on to www.avandia.com or call (888) 825-5249.


Categories: Blood Sugar, Diabetes, Diabetes, Food, Type 2 Issues, Type 2 Medications



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