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Is there a generic version of Duetact (glimepiride and pioglitazone)?

Currently there is no generic version of Duetact (glimepiride and pioglitazone) available. The patent on Duetact expires in 2011, but additional patents may prevent a generic Duetact afterwards.

Note that there are generics being advertised on the internet, but these pills are considered to be substandard and can be potentially dangerous. Wait until an approved generic is available in the marketplace.

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