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Definition of "pioglitazone" []

  • A thiazolidinedione drug that has hypoglycemic action (noun)

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  • "The studies assessed linagliptin as monotherapy (exercise and diet alone) (n = 336 linagliptin, n = 167 placebo), as add-on to metformin (n = 523 linagliptin + metformin, n = 177 placebo + metformin), as add-on to metformin plus a sulfonylurea (n = 792 linagliptin + metformin + sulfonylurea, n = 263 placebo + metformin + sulfonylurea), and as initial combination with pioglitazone (n = 259 linagliptin +pioglitazone, n = 130 placebo + pioglitazone)."
  • "The agency said that given these risks, people will only be allowed to start on Avandia if other medications fail to keep their blood sugar levels under control and they are unable to take a similar drug to Avandia called pioglitazone (Actos)."
  • "The agency said that given these risks, people will only be allowed to start on Avandia if other medications fail to keep their blood sugar levels under control and they are unable to take a similar drug to Avandia called pioglitazone Actos."