Duetact Approval History

  • FDA approved: Yes (First approved July 31st, 2006)
  • Brand name: Duetact
  • Generic name: pioglitazone HCl and glimepiride
  • Company: Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.
  • Treatment for: Diabetes, Type 2

Duetact is a combination of pioglitazone, which directly targets insulin resistance, and glimepiride, a sulfonylurea that acts primarily by increasing the amount of insulin produced by the pancreas. Duetact is indicated for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

FDA Approval History for Duetact

DateArticle
Jul 31, 2006Approval Duetact Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc. - Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes
Jun 30, 2005Takeda Submits New Drug Application for Combination Type 2 Diabetes Medication Containing Pioglitazone HCl and Glimepiride

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