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What is Duetact (glimepiride and pioglitazone)?

Duetact (glimepiride and pioglitazone) is a medication that is used to control Type 2 diabetes. The drug is comprised of two different pills: pioglitazone, which is known as a thiazolidinedione, and glimepiride, which is known as a sulfonylurea. One part of the pill helps your body process insulin the way it should. The other part of the pill helps your body produce insulin. Duetact is meant to be used in conjunction with a healthy diet and exercise regimen.

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