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Actos, Glustin (pioglitazone) is a small molecule pharmaceutical. Pioglitazone was first approved as Actos on 1999-07-15. It is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus in the USA. It has been approved in Europe to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. The pharmaceutical is active against peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma. In addition, it is known to target transient receptor potential cation channel subfamily M member 3.
Trade Name Actos, Glustin
Common Name Pioglitazone
Indication type 2 diabetes mellitus
Drug Class Ppst agonists (thiazolidene derivatives)
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