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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pioglitazone

Pioglitazone (brand name Actos) is a prescription drug of the thiazolidinedione ( TZD) class with ... It is ineffective and possibly harmful in diabetes mellitus type 1 and diabetic ketoacidosis. ... the French agency found that patients, who were taking Actos for a long time to aid in type 2 diabetes mellitus, significantly increased ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17054272

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2006 Oct 18;(4):CD006060. Pioglitazone for type 2 diabetes mellitus. Richter B(1), Bandeira-Echtler E, Bergerhoff K, Clar C, ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16398569

Drugs. 2006;66(1):85-109. Pioglitazone: a review of its use in type 2 diabetes mellitus. Waugh J(1), Keating GM, Plosker GL, Easthope S, Robinson DM.

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3411525

Aug 3, 2010 ... Pioglitazone is a TZD which is widely used for treating patients with type 2 diabetes. Discussed in this review are the overall safety and efficacy, ...

care.diabetesjournals.org/content/36/Supplement_2/S155

Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a serious, chronic, and progressive disease that is rapidly increasing in prevalence. The disease now affects >10% of adults ...

www.cochrane.org/CD006060/ENDOC_pioglitazone-for-type-2-diabetes-mellitus

Oct 18, 2006 ... Pioglitazone for type 2 diabetes mellitus. Diseases of the heart and blood vessels account for approximately 70% of all mortality in people with ...

www.medscape.com/viewarticle/864986

Jun 17, 2016 ... But this isn't the first time pioglitazone has been shown to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, he stressed. In 2011, the Actos Now for Prevention ...

www.medscape.com/viewarticle/874495

Jan 17, 2017 ... The combination lowers HbA1c more effectively with less weight gain and hypoglycemia in type 2 diabetes patients poorly controlled on ...

www.medicinenet.com/pioglitazone/article.htm

Nov 1, 2016 ... Actos (pioglitazone) is a drug prescribed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Side effects include sore throat, low blood sugar, sinusitis, and ...