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Actos (Generic)

Actos (Generic)

Actos (Generic) has pioglitazone hydrochloride as an active ingredient. The drug is used for treating type 2 diabetes and helps control blood sugar levels. It is not effective for type 1 diabetes. It is approved for use only in adults older than 18. Generic Actos is available in the form of tablets for oral administration, containing 15/30/45 mg of pioglitazone and auxiliary ingredients.

The drug is taken on the daily basis without regard to meals. The treatment has to be combined with diet and exercise. There are some contraindications: thus, patients with liver disease are not recommended to use Actos.

Generic Acticin is also available in the market as Permethrin and Elimite.

The manufacturer of Acticin® is BERTEK Pharmacuticals Inc.