pioglitazone hydrochloride

pi·o·glit·a·zone hy·dro·chlo·ride (pi″o-glitґə-zōn) a thiazolidinedione antidiabetic agent that decreases insulin resistance in the peripheral tissues and liver, used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus; administered orally.

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