Metformin is used in the treatment of only patients affected by type 2 diabetes.
Metformin helps in allowing the body to make full use of the reduced amount of Insulin that occurs in type 2 diabetes patients. Insulin occurs naturally in the body's pancreas which helps to control the level of glucose(Sugars) in your blood, insufficient or inaffective insulin results in the condition called diabetes mellitus. Metformin helps in treatment of the type 2 diabetes.
Patients who take Metformin may suffer from such side effects;
Changes in the nails,
Loss of appetite,
A metallic taste in the mouth,
Rosiglitazone is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus which is also known as non-insulin-dependent diabetes (NIDDM).
Rosiglitazone operates by reducing the amount of glucagon and increases the amount of insulin produced by the pancreas to control the blood sugar levels in the body. Glucagon causes the liver to produce more sugar, so by Rosiglitazone reducing the amount of glucagon in the body, this also helps to reduce the levels of glucose in the blood which then helps in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
Patients who take Rosiglitazone may suffer from such side effects;
Changes to your menstrual cycle,
Changes to your urine colour,
Abdomen or stomach pain,
Changes to your heartbeat or rate,
Changes to your vision,
Respiratory tract infection,