Avandia. Definition

Medical Definition: Avandia

A drug that helps control the amount of glucose (sugar) levels and is being studied in the prevention and treatment of some cancers. Avandia prevents cells from growing and could prevent the formation of new blood vessels that tumors need to grow. Is a type of thiazolidinedione and a type of antiangiogenesis. Also called rosiglitazone maleate.

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