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Brand Names: US

  • Avandia [DSC]

Therapeutic Category

  • Antidiabetic Agent, Oral
  • Antidiabetic Agent, Thiazolidinedione

Medication Safety Issues

Sound-alike/look-alike issues:

Avandia may be confused with Avalide, Coumadin, Prandin

High alert medication:

This medication is in a class the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) includes among its list of drug classes that have a heightened risk of causing significant patient harm when used in error.

International issues:

Avandia [US, Canada, and multiple international markets] may be confused with Avanza brand name for mirtazapine [Australia]

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