i understand there is an ongoing class action suit against the manufactors of this drug. as i am at a high risk to have a heart attack and as i have already suffered a stroke, would you please advise me, on another drug i could take hopefully generic, that would be a benifit to me, also please give me update on th aforementioned drug avandia. thank you so much for your time it is truly appreciated sincerly dididuffy@ cogeco.ca
20 Nov 2009
Your doctor is the best person to advice on changing your diabetes medicine, from Avandia to something else.
The link below has medicines used for treatment of diabetes - this is just to give you an idea about what is present.
You may find the links below useful as well.
- Avandia Information for Consumers
- Avandia Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Avandia (detailed)
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