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A thiazolidinedione drug, C19H20N2O3S, used in its hydrochloride form to treat type 2 diabetes.

[pio-, origin unknown + -glitazone, thiazolidinedione suff.; see rosiglitazone.]


n pioglitazona
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Second Study Indicates No Increased Risk of Bladder Cancer in Patients Treated With Pioglitazone, Further Reinforcing the Positive Benefit/Risk Profile
An analysis of more than 160,000 British diabetics found that those taking either rosiglitazone or pioglitazone had a 28 percent lower incidence of Parkinson's than people taking other diabetes treatments.
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The objective of the present investigation is mainly to evaluate the anti-diabetic activity of embelin in HFD + STZ induced diabetic rat model and compared with pioglitazone, a derivative of thiazolidinediones and, a new generation anti-diabetic drug clinically used in the management of diabetes mellitus (type 2 diabetes).
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Scientists from the University of Alberta have found that pioglitazone, a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes, increases the risk of bladder cancer.
Type 2 diabetes sufferers who use pioglitazone every day for more than two years double their chances of developing the disease, say scientists.
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Rosiglitazone and pioglitazone are both associated with an increased risk of fracture in postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes, according to a matched case-control study that used data from the Translating Research into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) trial.