Chemical Formula: C19H21ClN2O3S
Molecular Weight: 392.9
CAS Number: 112529-15-4
Description: Pioglitazone hydrochloride USP, White to off white powder, ≥98.0% (HPLC, on anhydrous basis)
Pioglitazone is a medication belonging to the thiazolidinedione class of drugs that are used as adjuncts to diet, exercise, and other diabetes medications to manage type 2 diabetes mellitus. The thiazolidinedione class of medications exerts its pharmacological effect primarily by promoting insulin sensitivity and the improved uptake of blood glucose.