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Actos® (pioglitazone hydrochloride) is a medication licensed to treat type 2 diabetes. This prescription medication works by lowering blood sugar levels, which helps reduce your risk of developing long-term problems related to diabetes (such as heart disease or diabetic nephropathy). Actos comes in the form of a tablet and is typically taken once a day. Possible side effects include headaches, upper respiratory infections, and muscle pain.
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