Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Actos

Descriptions


Pioglitazone is used to treat a type of diabetes mellitus called type 2 diabetes. It may be used alone or with other medicines such as insulin, metformin, or sulfonylurea agents. Pioglitazone is used together with a proper diet and exercise to help control blood sugar levels. It does this by helping your body use insulin better.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet