Active Ingredient(s):Pioglitazone FDA Approved: * July 15, 1999 Pharm Company: *TAKEDA PHARMS NA Category:Diabetes
Pioglitazone, sold under the brand name Actos among others, is an anti-diabetic medication used to treat type 2 diabetes. It may be used with metformin, a sulfonylurea, or insulin. Use is recommended together with exercise and diet. It is not recommended in type 1 diabetes. It is taken by mouth.
Common side effects include headaches, muscle pains, inflammation of the throat, and s...
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