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Rosiglitazone

Brand names: AVANDIA

Description

Rosiglitazone is a selective agonist at the PPARĪ³ (peroxisomal proliferator activated receptor gamma) nuclear receptor and is a member of the thiazolidinedione class of anti-diabetic agents. It reduces glycaemia by reducing insulin resistance at adipose tissue, skeletal muscle and liver.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Rosiglitazone
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A10 Drugs used in diabetes → A10B Blood glucose lowering drugs, excl. insulins → A10BG Thiazolidinediones

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