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pioglitazone

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noun pi·o·glit·a·zone \ ˌpī-ə-ˈglit-ə-ˌzōn \

medical Definition of pioglitazone

:a thiazolidine derivative taken orally in the form of its hydrochloride C19H20N2O3S·HCl to treat type 2 diabetes by decreasing insulin resistance
Note: Pioglitazone is marketed under the trademark Actos.

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