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Who should not take Avandia?

People with certain serious health conditions should not take Avandia. These conditions include heart failure, other heart problems, liver problems, previous liver problems while taking Rezulin (a medication for diabetes), type 1 diabetes, macular edema (an eye disease associated with diabetes), and diabetic ketoacidosis. Women who are or wish to become pregnant or who are breast-feeding should not take Avandia. People who are allergic to any of the ingredients in Avandia also should not take the medication. The ingredients in Avandia are as follows: Rosiglitazone maleate, hypromellose 2910, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol 3000, sodium starch glycolate, titanium dioxide, triacetin, synthetic red and yellow iron oxides, and talc.

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