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  1. Pcos
    ... insulin resistance and my endocrinologist put me on Avandia a couple of years ago to get my periods started. ... these meds and had the same thing happen? Could the Avandia be overriding the Yasmin in someway and by doing so...

  2. Ideas Anyone??
    ... drugs that they have out now, Metformin, Actos, and Avandia , will actually help with hypoglycemia. My doctor...

General Health board

  1. Chronic Bad Breath, continued
    ... sugar up to 4x a day with a meter, and I am on 4mg of Avandia for diabetes. I am so sick of being a human pin cushion...

Osteoporosis board

  1. I'm new and want to share so we can help each other
    ... testing leaves a lot to be desired. Case in point: Avandia . Just today there was another article in the paper ... spike in side effects. They've recently discorvered Avandia , a diabetes drug, can cause risk to the heart. Doctors...

  2. Kidney Stone Follow-Up
    ... warts and all. But with recent drug "problems" ie: Avandia , HRT therapy, and such, we know the drug companies...

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia board

  1. Mom's Memory
    ... 1000mg one/day; Norvasc 5mg one/day. doc has added Avandia , and reduced Glyburide to 2/day. Has high blood pressure...

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) (CRPS) board

  1. What Meds are you all taking?
    ... take for the RSD I am on Glucotrol 10mg 2x a day Avandia 4mg 2x a day Glucophage 500mg 2pills 2x aday and...

Cancer board

  1. Cholangiocarcinoma
    ... clinoril and lipitor will probably attack the tumor. avandia plus vitamin D preferably from sunlamps work up gradually...

Cancer: Prostate board

  1. panzem (2ME2) is nontoxic and promising
    ... obtained on compassionate use basis. I would use with avandia and a retinoid....

Diet & Nutrition board

  1. Conjugated Lanolic Acid (CLA)
    ... NOT picolinate) and it will have the same effects as Avandia , etc. Of course people utlize these two to help with...

Weight Loss board

  1. Couple of Questions
    ... side effects. The other is Avandamet, which is part Avandia and part Metformin. The metformin helps some people ... lose weight, the Avandia makes some people gain weight. Well, the Avandia...

  2. Low Carb Thread
    ... the craving for me, and i have been able to go off avandia and cut my glucophage in half. I have a cheat day...

Bowel Disorders board

  1. Fast onset loose bowels
    ... started taking the Metformin? I am currently taking Avandia . My doctor wanted to put me on MEtformin but becauce ... disorders and diarrhea, I refused and am sticking with the Avandia to control my blood sugar. I am not sure if you even...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Help With Labs
    ... doctor advised me to go on Choleterol medicine and Avandia . Now my numbers are Total Cholestreol is under 130...
    ... that with THS 6.5 ? I am already taking Metformin, Avandia for what my Doc calla a pre-diabetes Type II. My fasting ... is what prompted my Doc to put me on Metformin nd Avandia . Ever since then I gained weight. ~ 13 pounds in last...

  2. thyroid and poly cystic ovary syndrome
    ... and had a total thyroidectomy October 2005. I take Avandia for type 2 Diabetes. It is amazing what the hormones...

  3. Question about pain!!!!
    ... lots of orals right now. I'm doing pretty well on Avandia , Starlix, Glucotrol, Metformin. May have developed...

  4. New, and confused
    ... make up their mind.. I am also on Glucophage and Avandia for hight insulin levels, Acifphex for acid reflux...

Infertility board

  1. Chlomid and Hopes Question
    ... with mine clomid just the provera, clomid and the avandia b/c i have PCOS. i am getting ready for my IVF cycle...

  2. OVULATION experts needed
    ... tested for PCOS and everything else. He wanted me on Avandia even though my fasting glucose was 87 and insulin...

  3. Is Avandia safe??? Dont know what to do!
    ... food anymore (and lost 30lbs). So instead of taking Avandia , I went and bought a home glucose montoring system...

  4. how long before your periods were normal after metformin?
    ... put me on another kind of metformin. It's called Avandia and that helped a lot and not just that it's only ... 1 pill a day compared to 3. N-E-Way. The Avandia has not helped with a regular period (I also have ... ovulating today or tomorrow. The doctor told me that the Avandia alone will not get me to get preggo but along with...

  5. 1st month on clomid(anyone else) I'm on CD 6
    ... crossed that clomid will do it's job. I have been on " avandia " inslin medicen for about 3 or 4 months now. The...

  6. Is anyone not having periods?
    ... FSH,Insuilin,Glucose. I'm curretly taking met and avandia combination hoping to regulate my hormone, hence,...

  7. Looking for success stories about Clomid- starting first round
    ... of meds to get me to ovulate (200mg of Clomid and Avandia ). On the third cycle, I started having "visual disturbance...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. Leg Swelling and tingling when taking Amlodipine
    ... to raise a red flag by many. Ex BEXTRA, BAYCHOL and AVANDIA and the list goes on and on. The exception with certain...

  2. Question re: Atenolol - for Beth
    ... tests should be mandatory. I am sure you've heard of Avandia . My husband was on it, and, luckily, refused to take...

  3. Does an "Insulin Resistance" diet improve blood pressure?
    ... put on meds that definitely caused weight gain, like avandia . Once i started a serious walking regimen and a strict...

  4. Water retention question
    ... with you saying drs are arrogant. I asked a dr if avandia would cause me to gain weight and his reply was "...

Diabetes board

  1. Diabetes/Edema
    ... changed to insulin.... two drugs of the same class, Avandia , and Actos, both have well-known and documented side...

  2. ActoPlus Met
    ... of the things about the Actos and its relation to Avandia . If anyone has any information about this please...

  3. When the pills stop working....
    ... with diet and your average combo of pills (metformin, avandia , diamicron), but sometimes my readings are all over...

  4. stubborn fasting bg's
    ... down about 20 points or so. Then, my doctor added Avandia and I have been on all three meds for three days....

  5. Avandia and name of the new drug?
    ... 3572323]My husband was just given a prescription for avandia , i just read where there is a recall because of a ... already had 2 slight ones, so we have decided against Avandia , can anybody recall the name of the new drug that...
    ... 3572323]My husband was just given a prescription for avandia , i just read where there is a recall because of a ... already had 2 slight ones, so we have decided against Avandia , can anybody recall the name of the new drug that...
    ... avandia is of the class of meds known as thiazolidinediones ... , the other med which has yet to be grouped with avandia in regards to cardiovascular risk/mortality is actos...
    ... is not a 43% risk of heart attack when taking Avandia . Actually it is a 43% increase in the risk. This means ... with no medication is 1%, then the risk of taking Avandia is 1.4%. That is a lot less scarier. However, the ... overall risk was small. Among the 15,560 Avandia patients there were 86 heart attacks and 39 deaths ... and 22 deaths among the 12,283 patients not taking Avandia ....

  6. Is there such a thing a too much insulin
    ... insulin sensitivity. Insulin sensitizing drugs (Actos, Avandia :() may help, but getting exercise, reducing carbs...

  7. Question about diabetes and colonoscopy
    ... at nighttime. I also take glucotrol. I was taking Avandia but have stopped taking that. Does the carbonation...

  8. All these meds?
    ... The meds which appear to cause heart attacks are Avandia and Actos, and he doesn't seem to be on them, so not...

  9. Anyone else have bowel problems that could be related to their diabetes?
    ... of glucophage. I also take glucotrol. I got off Avandia a few months ago. They also started me on lantus about...

  10. Metformin
    ... for over 5 years. About a year ago I stopped taking avandia and have been on Metformin. The diarhea is a real...

  11. ask does metformin cause diarrhea
    ... I was taking avandia and had chest pains. My dr changed me to metformin ... That is why I'm taking the metformin now and not the avandia . Thanks for the response though. I appreciate all...

  12. Diabetes and ADHD
    ... diagnosed with type 2 diabetes last December, I was put on Avandia and I was doing fine with it, but because of potential ... and I was prescribed Adderall. When I was on the Avandia I was fine, I didn't feel weird heart beats or anything...

  13. Am I a diabetic or still Pre?
    ... around 120 and my A1C was 6.8. And they put me on avandia 2/2. And it really did help. They did it because ... progressed pretty fast, due to the complications that Avandia presented my Doctor took me off of that, I now take...

  14. Metformin questions, Januvia questions
    ... around for another supplement to Metformin since Avandia is in trouble. I take Glipizide too, and A1c...

  15. Metformin Not Working?
    ... And I'm looking for something mild to replace Avandia . Metformin 2000 a day is the limit. You have to...

  16. Dear Type 2 Newbies
    ... exercising, taking my meds (I take Metformin, diamicron and avandia ) and have lost about 50 lbs since Feb. Just had...

  17. I bought cinnamon - now what?
    ... Glipizaide in addition to Metformin and used to also take Avandia , looking for something to replace it. Starlix taken...
    ... 90, first day, 83 this morning. It replaces Avandia , which I used to take in addition to Metformin 2000 ... Glipizide 2X a day, three things. Now Cinnamon is my Avandia . A1c has been 6.5 for a long time, can't seem...

  18. new member with questiom
    ... My sugars have been up a little they took be off of avandia (sp) because it causes heart attack and strokes. Now...

  19. metformin
    ... *** search...................there was a study on Avandia but it was inconclusive............. I am not big...
    ... Cora is right...it was Avandia that was linked to increased risk of heart attacks...

  20. Actos/Avandia Someone please give information
    ... stop taking your meds, I mean i can see getting off Avandia due to the scare but stick with the others till you...
    ... stop taking your meds, I mean i can see getting off Avandia due to the scare but stick with the others till you...
    ... really being answered. I refuse to take Actos or Avandia due to they are all on the FDA list as the class of ... drugs to be black boxed. Not just Avandia . Its the class of drugs themselves. I am going to ... usually assists your blood sugar levels within 2 weeks, Avandia and Actos is a long term assisting agent that takes...
    ... I'm very confused. Isn't it the Avandia and Actos that have to now have the new "black label...
    ... Avandia will have the black box warning. I bet Actos is next...

  21. Avandia/Avandamet users
    ... anyone else read the recent medical articles relating avandia with heart failure? I have to admit I have been avoiding...
    ... have been following most of the controvery concerning Avandia . Was on it about two years ago and was taken off ... failure. I am devestated. When they took me off the Avandia they did an echocardiogram which showed the beginning ... On insuoin but had trouble the whole time I was on Avandia . Karen...

  22. Sore lips and tongue
    ... type two... I took metformin for about 3 years and avandia for less than 1. I'm now on insulin because my body...

  23. Actos
    ... Hi everyone, I heard the news about Avandia but I am curious has anyone heard anything about Actos ... with the medication. He did tell me it was related to Avandia but doesn't seem to carry a lot of the same side affects...
    ... wonders for me. When I heard about that trouble with Avandia , I called my Pharmacist and he said while they are ... found no relation to the same side effects as the Avandia . Like I said, I only started taking it about 3...
    ... I got switched from Avandia today, $52 for Actos compared to $30 for Avandia,...

  24. avandia
    ... clearly stated on the patient information leaflet, the Avandia website and other drug websites that there was an...
    ... the today's Los Angeles Times health section about Avandia and the risk of heart attacks. It is available online...
    ... I've been taking Avandia for 1 month now, and for the last three nights, I ... bed to get rid of the cramps. I have no idea if Avandia is causing this, although I do see cramps are one ... of the adverse symptoms that can happen with Avandia . If I continue having the cramps for the next couple ... of days, I will temporarily stop the Avandia and see if it goes away, and will let you know the...
    ... [QUOTE=Jemac;3036408]I've been taking Avandia for 1 month now, and for the last three nights, I ... bed to get rid of the cramps. I have no idea if Avandia is causing this, although I do see cramps are one ... of the adverse symptoms that can happen with Avandia . If I continue having the cramps for the next couple ... of days, I will temporarily stop the Avandia and see if it goes away, and will let you know the ... outcome. I began taking avandia maybe four years ago. No problems that I was aware ... seeing a doctor about my metabolism. She took me off avandia and put me on Avandaryl. She also switched me immediately...

  25. 6:05 Am :I'm new here!
    ... lawsuits being placed. Now we have warnings about Avandia ....

  26. FYI: news about Avandia
    ... was diagnosed in Dec with T2 diabetes and started Avandia and metformin immediately, plus a low carb diet and ... ago! I called my Dr today and he said DO NOT take Avandia anymore and am starting Januvia tomorrow. I got my...
    ... blood-sugar is. So naturally I asked if he was taking Avandia when the news broke. And of course he is. I MADE ... the FDA hasn't taken any action - so keep taking Avandia ." Pardon me for thinking that a 70 year old man...

  27. Avanadia and heart problems
    ... Anyway, is there anyone that has heart problems taking Avandia ? - sam...
    ... Anyway, is there anyone that has heart problems taking Avandia ? - sam...

  28. Blood Sugar High won't go down.
    ... if any would help but there are a lot. Metformin, Avandia , Glyburide, Starlix, Actos off the top of my head...

  29. New med's
    ... knowledge. The Avandaryl seems like an odd one. It's Avandia and Amaryl in a combo pill. It sounds like you are...

  30. Question About Actos
    ... is a Thiazolidinedione and does the same job that Avandia does, but as far as I know those are the only 2 in...

  31. Yikes!
    ... brings the total of diabetic drugs to 3, metformin, avandia and glyburide. Today I take it for the first time...

  32. Byetta Feedback?
    ... IMO), bitter melon and fenugreek. Do a search on Avandia if you're on that....

  33. New Diagnosis - Tough Time
    ... my sugar is back up to 240 and he wants me to take Avandia . Ever since the episode over the weekend I've become...

  34. Should I go with an insulin pump?
    ... diabetes, they are Gabapentin, Cymbalta, Citalopram, Avandia , Metformin, Lorazapram, Abilify, Buderprion SR, Etodolac...

  35. Amaryl users
    ... which are of a different drug class than Metformin are Avandia and Actos. These have a similar effect to metformin...

  36. really high readings
    ... doc just put me on 2000mg of metformin and 4gm of Avandia . She says it will take a few weeks to see a difference ... My doctor says she might add Byetta (sp?) if the avandia doesn't make a significant difference. I wish she...

  37. Metformin, how long ??
    ... several years now. I use it with glyburide and now with Avandia as well. I think that Metformin should work quicklly ... below 7 fasting in international units). I started avandia plus metformin but that did not work at all. I changed ... next time I visit the doctor we can cut down on the avandia dosage at least for a while. I suppose eventually...

  38. New, need help with questions.
    ... of metformin and insulin sensitizers like actos or avandia . ;) Mark...

  39. Bitter Melon and Diabetes Success
    ... glyburide, to glyburide and metformin and then I went on avandia with metformin and cut out glyburide. This didnt work...

  40. when nothing works
    ... better if they add a type 2 oral med, metformin and avandia being the ones that come to mind. This is something...

  41. Avandia/Actos - Respiratory problems like sore throat/eye irritation/chills?
    ... I am taking Avandia and I am expriencing some severe side effects such...
    ... I am taking Avandia with none of those side effects but everyone reacts...
    ... took Actos and had the same problems you have... Is Avandia and Actos the same drug? I stopped taking Actos...
    ... Is Avandia and Actos the same drug? No, they aren't the same ... usually, the same side effects in a given patient. Avandia and Actos are prescribed interchangeably depending...

  42. Relatively high BG while changing meds
    ... changed from using glyburide and metformin to using avandia and metformin. I have been on glyburide and then glyburide ... than go directly to insulin the doctor decided to try avandia and metformin. However the result is an average around ... 9 (172 US) I have been on avandia only about three weeks and it often takes longer to...

  43. Can someone explain this to me?
    ... could add another insulin-sensitizing drug such as Avandia , or switch him to Avandamet (which is a combination ... of Avandia and Metformin), or they could add some sulfonyureas...

  44. T2 Can you control it with diet & exercise?
    ... then glyburide and metformin since and just recently avandia and metformin. I am 74 so probably my pancreas is ... tired of producing insulin. I wish I had used avandia earlier rather than glyburide but the last few days...

  45. leg swelling
    ... metabolism of sugars. Some diabetes medications like Avandia can also cause fluid retention. Make sure your doctor...

  46. Please Explain!
    ... the insulin-sensitizing drugs such as Glucophage or Avandia ? If nothing else works, you may want to consider...

  47. Newly diagnosed
    ... have far better meds to treat T2. Glucophage and Avandia work by making the body less insulin resistant, thus ... Ruth P.S. Glucophage and, to a lesser extent, Avandia , can cause some gastric distress, but introducing...


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