Pioglitazone

In the US, Pioglitazone (pioglitazone systemic) is a member of the drug class thiazolidinediones and is used to treat Diabetes - Type 2 and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A10BG03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0111025-46-8

Chemical Formula

C19-H20-N2-O3-S

Molecular Weight

356

Therapeutic Category

Oral antidiabetic agent: Insulin sensitizer, thiazolidinedione (glitazone)

Chemical Names

(+/-)-5-[p-[2-(5-Ethyl-2-pyridyl)ethoxy]benzyl]-2,4-thiazolidinedione (WHO)

2,4-Thiazolidinedione, 5-((4-(2-(5-ethyl-2-pyridinyl)ethoxy)phenyl)methyl)-, (+-)-

2,4-Thiazolidinedione, 5-((4-(2-(5-ethyl-2-pyridinyl)ethoxy)phenyl)methyl)-, monohydrochloride, (+-)- (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Pioglitazonum (Latin)
  • Pioglitazon (German)
  • Pioglitazone (French)
  • Pioglitazona (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Actomeg (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Unimed & Unihealth, Bangladesh
  • Actos
    Abbott, Venezuela; APM, Tunisia; Lilly, Georgia; Lilly, South Africa; Takeda, Greece; Takeda, Indonesia; Takeda, Lithuania; Takeda Europe, Austria
  • Actose
    Unimed & Unihealth, Bangladesh
  • Actosmet (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Takeda, Thailand
  • Adpas
    General Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Amaryl-P (Pioglitazone and Glimepiride)
    sanofi-aventis, India
  • Apo-Pioglitazone
    Apotex, Canada
  • Asoformin-P (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    AS Pharmaceutical, India
  • Befree
    Swiss Pharm, Taiwan
  • Cereluc Met (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Beta, Argentina
  • Cetapin-P (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    sanofi-aventis, India
  • Cipla-Pioglitazone
    Cipla Medpro, South Africa
  • Competact (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Takeda, Romania
  • Competatct (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Takeda, Greece
  • Diabestat
    ABL Pharma, Peru
  • Diabetone
    Hizon, Philippines
  • Diaglit
    Beximco, Bangladesh; Beximco, Myanmar
  • Dianorm
    General Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Diatag
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Diatag plus (Pioglitazone and Glimepiride)
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Diavista
    Dr Reddy's, Vietnam; Dr. Reddy's, India
  • Diavista-M (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Dr. Reddy's, India
  • Dibiglim-P (Pioglitazone and Glimepiride)
    Novartis, India
  • Duplot
    Bussié, Colombia
  • Euglim-P (Pioglitazone and Glimepiride)
    Zydus, India
  • Exermet-P (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Cipla, India
  • Glimy-P (Pioglitazone and Glimepiride)
    Dr. Reddy's, India
  • Glitaz
    Hizon, Philippines
  • Glitazon
    Ibn Sina, Bangladesh
  • Glito
    Medley, India
  • Glizone
    Zydus, India
  • Glizone-M (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Zydus, India
  • Glubrava (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Takeda Global Research & Development Center, Inc., Latvia
  • Gluconorm-P (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Lupin, India
  • Glucozon
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh
  • Glustin
    Lilly, Bahrain; Lilly, Oman
  • Glyciphage-P (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Franco-Indian, India
  • G-Tase
    Unichem, India
  • G-Tase-G (Pioglitazone and Glimepiride)
    Unichem, India
  • G-Tase-M (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Unichem, India
  • Inzudil
    Mediline, Peru
  • K-Pio
    Blue Cross, India
  • K-Pio-G (Pioglitazone and Glimepiride)
    Blue Cross, India
  • K-Pio-M (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Blue Cross, India
  • Lita
    Intra, India
  • Metanorm-P (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Elder, India
  • Path
    Lupin, India
  • Path-G (Pioglitazone and Glimepiride)
    Lupin, India
  • Peegee
    Jayson, Bangladesh
  • Pepar
    Glenmark, India
  • P-Glitz
    Cipla, India
  • P-Glitz M (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Cipla, India
  • Piagtos
    Teriak, Tunisia
  • Pianorm-M (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Micro Carsyon, India
  • Pidus
    Acme, Bangladesh
  • Pio-M (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Systopic, India
  • Piodar
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Pioglar
    Ranbaxy, India; Ranbaxy, Peru
  • Pioglar-GF (Pioglitazone and Glimepiride)
    Ranbaxy, India
  • Pioglar-M (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Ranbaxy, India
  • Pioglaz
    East West, India
  • Pioglaz-M (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    East West, India
  • Pioglaz-M Forte (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    East West, India
  • Pioglin
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Pioglit
    Getz Pharma, Vietnam; Sun, India
  • Pioglit-G (Pioglitazone and Glimepiride)
    Sun, India
  • Pioglit-GF (Pioglitazone and Glimepiride)
    Sun, India
  • Pioglit-MF (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Sun, India
  • Pioglitazone Stada
    Stada-VN JV, Vietnam
  • Piol
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Pionorm
    Micro Carsyon, India
  • Pionorm-M (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Micro Carsyon, India
  • Pio-Q
    Q-Check, India
  • Piostar
    Aglowmed, India
  • Piosys
    Systopic, India
  • Piotas
    Pei Li, Taiwan
  • Piotrol
    Aurobindo, India
  • Pioz
    USV, India; USV, Vietnam
  • Piozed
    Ipca, India
  • Piozon
    Ranbaxy, Vietnam
  • Piozone
    Abbott, India
  • Piozone-G (Pioglitazone and Glimepiride)
    Abbott, India
  • Piozone-M (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Abbott, India
  • Pizorad
    Indoco, India
  • Pizorad-MSR (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Indoco, India
  • Poizena
    Drug International, Bangladesh
  • Pozitiv
    Franco-Indian, India
  • Radizone
    Radicura, India
  • Tiazac
    Drugtech, Chile
  • Tos
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Utmos
    Berlin, Thailand
  • Vippar
    Genovate, Taiwan
  • Zactos
    Lilly, Mexico
  • Zipio
    FDC, India
  • Zipio-G (Pioglitazone and Glimepiride)
    FDC, India
  • Zipio-M (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    FDC, India
  • Acpio
    Sigma, Australia; Yuhan, South Korea
  • Acstin
    Dae Won, South Korea
  • Actigli
    Il Yang, South Korea
  • Actilazone
    Dong Sung, South Korea
  • ActIns
    Taiyang, China
  • Actogreen
    Jin Yang, South Korea
  • actoplus met (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Takeda, United States
  • actoplus met XR (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Takeda, United States
  • Actos M (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Abbott, Argentina
  • Actos Met (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Abbott, Chile; Abbott, Peru
  • Actos
    Abbott, Argentina; Abbott, Chile; Abbott, Colombia; Abbott, Ecuador; Abbott, Peru; Arab Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Bahrain; Eli Lilly, Australia; Lilly, Aruba; Lilly, Barbados; Lilly, Bermuda; Lilly, Bahamas; Lilly, Spain; Lilly, Finland; Lilly, Jamaica; Lilly, South Korea; Lilly, Cayman Islands; Lilly, New Zealand; Lilly, Portugal; Lilly, Romania; Lilly, Russian Federation; Lilly, Slovenia; Lilly, Trinidad & Tobago; Takeda, Belgium; Takeda, Czech Republic; Takeda, Germany; Takeda, Denmark; Takeda, United Kingdom; Takeda, Hong Kong; Takeda, Hungary; Takeda, Ireland; Takeda, Italy; Takeda, Malaysia; Takeda, Norway; Takeda, Philippines; Takeda, Singapore; Takeda, Slovakia; Takeda, Thailand; Takeda, Turkey; Takeda, Taiwan; Takeda, United States; Takeda Canada, Canada; Takeda Europe, Austria; Takeda Europe R&D, Netherlands; Takeda Global Research & Development Center, Inc., Latvia; Takeda Pharma, Switzerland; Takeda Pharmaceutical, Japan; Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Sweden; Tianjin Takeda, China
  • Actosmet (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Takeda, Philippines; Takeda, Taiwan
  • Actozon
    Je Il, South Korea
  • An Ke Tuo
    Dikang Sci-Tech Pharmaceutical, China
  • An Long Ping
    HuaXia Pharm Group, China
  • Anxotos
    Root, Taiwan
  • Asenza Plus (Pioglitazone and Glimepiride)
    Ajanta Pharma Phil, Philippines
  • Beitangning
    Baoguang Pharmaceutical, China
  • Cereluc
    Beta, Argentina
  • CO Pioglitazone
    Cobalt, Canada
  • Competact (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Lilly, Mexico; Lilly, Spain; Lilly, Finland; Lilly, Portugal; Takeda, Germany; Takeda, United Kingdom; Takeda, Ireland; Takeda, Italy; Takeda, Lithuania; Takeda, Norway; Takeda, Slovakia; Takeda Europe, Austria; Takeda Europe R&D, Netherlands; Takeda Global Research & Development Center, Inc., Latvia; Takeda Pharma, Switzerland; Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Sweden
  • Compimet (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Cortadia
    Daewoong, Vietnam
  • Deculin
    Dexa Medica, Indonesia
  • Diaben P
    Elea, Argentina
  • Diazone
    Chen Ho, Taiwan
  • Dmmet
    Korean Drug, South Korea
  • Dmzone
    Kun Wha, South Korea
  • Dopili
    Domesco, Vietnam
  • Dropia
    Sanovel, Turkey
  • Duetact (Pioglitazone and Glimepiride)
    Takeda, United States
  • Dun Ling
    Xincat, China
  • Furuitong (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    De Yuan Tang, China
  • Gen-Pioglitazone
    Genpharm ULC, Canada
  • Glamor-P (Pioglitazone and Glimepiride)
    Invision, India
  • Glezone
    Sam Jin, South Korea
  • Gliact
    Myung Moon, South Korea
  • Glicare
    Pacific, South Korea
  • Glifix
    Bilim, Georgia; Bilim, Turkey
  • Glitafor-XR (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Invision, India
  • Glitazone
    Il Dong, South Korea
  • Glitis
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Glitos
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Glitter
    Ind-Swift, Philippines
  • Glizone
    Zydus Cadila, Myanmar
  • Glubrava (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Takeda, Spain; Takeda, Italy; Takeda, Lithuania
  • Glucemin
    Biogen, Colombia
  • Gluconon
    Dong-A, South Korea
  • Glucozone
    Vitalink, Philippines
  • Gluless
    Il Dong, South Korea
  • Glustin
    Takeda, Spain; Takeda, Italy; Takeda, Lithuania; Takeda Global Research & Development Center, Inc., Latvia
  • Glutazone
    Orient Europharma, Taiwan
  • Hasopid
    Hasan, Vietnam
  • Higlucem
    Lazar, Argentina
  • Insulact
    Farma Iberica, Philippines
  • Jia Pu Xi
    Zhongrui Kangzhi Pharmaceutical, China
  • Jiang Shuang
    Neptunus, China
  • Kai Bao Wei Yuan
    Xinyi Pharmaceutical, China
  • Kasiping
    Huadong Pharmaceutical Group, China
  • Kecheng
    Zhaohui, China
  • K-Tazone
    Kolon, South Korea
  • Lie Luo
    Double-Crane, China
  • Lita-M (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Intra, India
  • MEDiglitazon
    MEDiLAB, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Pactos
    Han All, South Korea
  • Pazone
    Dong Koo, South Korea
  • Piglito
    Chong Kun Dang, South Korea
  • Pio
    Edicta, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Piodia
    Choong Wae, South Korea
  • Piogi
    Sung Won, South Korea
  • Pioglar-G (Pioglitazone and Glimepiride)
    Ranbaxy, India
  • Piogle
    Boram, South Korea
  • Pioglit
    Phoenix, Argentina; Standard, Taiwan; Sun, Russian Federation; Sun Pharma, Myanmar
  • Pioglitazon Actavis
    Actavis, Switzerland
  • Pioglitazon Pliva
    Pliva, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Pioglitazone Consilient
    Consilient Health, United Kingdom
  • Pioglitazone Daewoong
    Dae Woong, South Korea
  • Pioglitazone Hydrochloride Accord
    Accord Healthcare, Canada
  • Pioglitazone Hydrochloride and Metformin Hydrochloride Mylan (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Mylan, United States
  • Pioglitazone Ilsung
    Il Sung, South Korea
  • Pioglitazone Kukje
    Kuk Je, South Korea
  • Pioglitazone Mepha
    Mepha, Estonia
  • Pioglitazone Teva
    Teva, Norway
  • Pioglitazon-Mepha
    Mepha, Switzerland
  • Pioglite Plus (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Getz Pharma, Vietnam
  • Piogmed
    Yoo Young, South Korea
  • Piogtan
    Eczacibasi, Turkey
  • Piolet
    Intas, Vietnam
  • Piolidone
    Hutecs, South Korea
  • Piolizone
    Han Mi, South Korea
  • Piomin
    Korea Prime Pharm, South Korea
  • Piondia
    Sandoz, Turkey
  • Pionorm
    Micro Labs, Myanmar
  • Pionorm-G (Pioglitazone and Glimepiride)
    Micro Carsyon, India
  • Pio-Q Plus (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Q-Check, India
  • Piosta
    Dong Kook, South Korea
  • Piosugar
    Shou Chan, Taiwan
  • Piota
    Su Chiang, Taiwan
  • Piotaz
    Umedica, Philippines
  • Piotic
    New Gen, South Korea
  • Piouno
    Wockhardt, Philippines
  • Pioz
    USV, Myanmar
  • Piozar
    Shou Chan, Philippines
  • Piozon
    U.C. Pharma, Taiwan
  • Piozone
    LR Imperial, Philippines
  • Pitazone
    Shin Poong, South Korea; Synmosa, Taiwan
  • Pizaccord
    Douglas, New Zealand
  • PMS-Pioglitazone
    Pharmascience, Canada
  • Politone
    Taiwan Biotech, Taiwan
  • Politor (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • PPAR
    Beximco, Philippines
  • PrandiMet (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Novo Nordisk, United States
  • Prialta
    OEP Phils, Philippines
  • Prialta-Met (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    OEP Phils, Philippines
  • Pyoglit
    Intas, Philippines
  • Qian Er
    Jinlong Pharmaceutical, China
  • ratio-Pioglitazone
    ratiopharm, Canada
  • Rezulin (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Rui Ge Lin
    Rongtai Pharmaceutical, China
  • Rui Tong
    Hengrui, China
  • Sandoz Pioglitazone
    Sandoz, Canada
  • Tademact (Pioglitazone and Glimepiride)
    Takeda, Germany
  • Tai Luo Ping
    Shide Pharmaceutical, China
  • Tandemact (Pioglitazone and Glimepiride)
    Takeda, Germany; Takeda, Spain; Takeda, Italy; Takeda, Lithuania; Takeda Europe, Austria; Takeda Global Research & Development Center, Inc., Latvia
  • Tosirin (Pioglitazone and Glimepiride)
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Walaphage PZ (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Wallace, India
  • Wan Su Min
    Wanbang Biochemical Pharmaceutical Company, China
  • Wei Yuan
    Xinyi Pharmaceutical, China
  • Yi You
    Chenji Pharmaceutical, China
  • Yulan
    Myung In, South Korea
  • Yungjin Glitzone
    Yung Jin, South Korea
  • Zatium
    Merck, Chile; Merck, Costa Rica; Merck, Dominican Republic; Merck, Ecuador; Merck, Guatemala; Merck, Honduras; Merck, Nicaragua; Merck, Panama; Merck, Peru; Merck, El Salvador
  • Zolid Plus (Pioglitazone and Metformin)
    Getz Pharma, Philippines
  • Zolid
    Getz Pharma, Philippines
  • Zypi
    Zydus Phil, Philippines

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