ATC Group: A10BG02 Rosiglitazone

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Rosiglitazone

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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.