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In the US, Rosiglitazone (rosiglitazone systemic) is a member of the drug class thiazolidinediones and is used to treat Diabetes - Type 2 and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Oral antidiabetic agent: Insulin sensitizer, thiazolidinedione (glitazone)

Chemical Names

(±)-5-[p-[2-(metyl-2-pyridylamino)etoxy]benzyl]-2,4-tiazolidinedione (WHO)

(RS)-5-{4-[2-(Metyl-2-pyridylamino)etoxy]benzyl}-2,4-tiazolidinedion (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Rosiglitazonum (Latin)
  • Rosiglitazon (German)
  • Rosiglitazone (French)
  • Rosiglitazona (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Ai Neng
    Hengrui, China
  • Asegur (Rosiglitazone and Metformin)
    PharmaBrand, Ecuador
  • Avandamet (Rosiglitazone and Metformin)
    Glaxo Smithkline, Lebanon; GlaxoSmithKline, United States
  • Avandaryl (Rosiglitazone and Glimepiride)
    GlaxoSmithKline, Argentina; GlaxoSmithKline, Peru
  • Avandia
    GlaxoSmithKline, Peru
  • Diaben
    Laboratoires Elea, Lebanon
  • Diaglinex-M (Rosiglitazone and Metformin)
    Medifarma, Peru
  • Gaudil
    Craveri, Argentina
  • Gliximina
    Denver Farma, Argentina
  • Glyros (Rosiglitazone and Glimepiride)
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Grexa Plus (Rosiglitazone and Glimepiride)
    Farmindustria, Peru
  • Naidi
    Hisun Pfizer, China
  • Roglim (Rosiglitazone and Glimepiride)
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Romerol
    Drug International, Bangladesh
  • Rosi Plus (Rosiglitazone and Metformin)
    Sabaa, Egypt
  • Rosiglim (Rosiglitazone and Glimepiride)
    General Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Rosiglitazona Techsphere
    Techsphere, Argentina
  • Rosit
    Delta, Bangladesh
  • Sensulin
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Sheng Ao
    Hengrui, China
  • Tailuo
    Peiling Pharmaceutical Factory, China
  • Winsepal
    Winston, Taiwan
  • Ao Luo Hua
    Huanghe Pharmaceutical, China
  • Aromet (Rosiglitazone and Metformin)
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh
  • Metiglit (Rosiglitazone and Metformin)
    General Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Oramet Plus (Rosiglitazone and Metformin)
    Drug International, Bangladesh
  • Rosimet (Rosiglitazone and Metformin)
    Delta, Bangladesh
  • Rotamin (Rosiglitazone and Metformin)
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Rotamin DS (Rosiglitazone and Metformin)
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Sensimet (Rosiglitazone and Metformin)
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Sensimet DS (Rosiglitazone and Metformin)
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Sheng Min
    ShengJiTang Pharmaceutical, China
  • Weigeluo
    Sunve, China
  • Yi Li Xi
    Wanma, China
  • Avaglim (Rosiglitazone and Glimepiride)
    Smith Kline & French, Greece; SmithKline Beecham, Lithuania
  • Avaglit
    GNP, Egypt
  • Avandamet (Rosiglitazone and Metformin)
    GlaxoSmithKline, Argentina; GlaxoSmithKline, Australia; GlaxoSmithKline, Canada; GlaxoSmithKline, Ecuador; GlaxoSmithKline, Egypt; GlaxoSmithKline, Greece; GlaxoSmithKline, Hong Kong; GlaxoSmithKline, Malaysia; GlaxoSmithKline, Peru; GlaxoSmithKline, Venezuela; Sb Pharmaco Puerto Rico, Oman; SmithKline Beecham, Lithuania
  • Avandamet (Rosiglitazone and Rosiglitazone)
    GlaxoSmithKline, Israel
  • Avandaryl (Rosiglitazone and Glimepiride)
    GlaxoSmithKline, Ecuador; GlaxoSmithKline, Egypt; GlaxoSmithKline, Oman; GlaxoSmithKline, United States
  • Avandia
    GlaxoSmithKline, Argentina; GlaxoSmithKline, Australia; GlaxoSmithKline, Brazil; GlaxoSmithKline, Canada; GlaxoSmithKline, Ecuador; GlaxoSmithKline, Egypt; GlaxoSmithKline, Greece; GlaxoSmithKline, Hong Kong; GlaxoSmithKline, Malaysia; GlaxoSmithKline, Oman; GlaxoSmithKline, Taiwan; GlaxoSmithKline, United States; GlaxoSmithKline, Venezuela; SmithKline Beecham, Lithuania; SmithKline Beecham, Poland
  • Avglim (Rosiglitazone and Glimepiride)
    Smith Kline & French, Greece
  • Blutab
    Werrick, Pakistan
  • Diaben
    Elea, Argentina
  • Diazan
    Hikma, Egypt
  • Glimide
    Beta, Argentina
  • Gludex
    Montpellier, Argentina
  • Gludex Plus (Rosiglitazone and Metformin)
    Montpellier, Argentina
  • Roglin
    Aristo, Tanzania
  • Rosandia
    biopharma, Egypt
  • Rosidexx
    Idi, Egypt
  • Rosiglit
    Memphis Co., Egypt
  • Rosiglitazona Richet
    Richet, Argentina
  • Rosilon
    Kahira, Egypt
  • Rosital
    Purzer, Taiwan
  • Rosizone
    Apex, Egypt
  • Rovendia
    Daus-Taiwan, Taiwan
  • Vidya
    Taiwan Biotech, Taiwan


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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