Duetact FDA Approval History
FDA Approved: Yes (First approved July 31, 2006)
Brand name: Duetact
Generic name: pioglitazone HCl and glimepiride
Dosage form: Tablets
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.
Development timeline for Duetact
|Jul 31, 2006||Approval Duetact Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc. - Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes|
|Jun 30, 2005||Takeda Submits New Drug Application for Combination Type 2 Diabetes Medication Containing Pioglitazone HCl and Glimepiride|
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