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What is Actos (pioglitazone)?

Actos is part of the thiazolidinediones class of medications. It is used in conjunction with diet, exercise, and sometimes other medications to treat type 2 diabetes. It helps the body become more responsive to insulin, a hormone produced by the body to help regulate blood sugar levels

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