ro·​si·​glit·​a·​zone ˌrō-sə-ˈglit-ə-ˌzōn How to pronounce rosiglitazone (audio)
: a thiazolidine derivative taken orally in the form of its maleate C18H19N3O3S·C4H4O4 to treat type 2 diabetes by decreasing insulin resistance

Note: Rosiglitazone is marketed under the trademark Avandia.

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“Rosiglitazone.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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