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pioglitazone

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

Medical Definition of pioglitazone

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


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