Pioglitazone is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes
How it works:
Pioglitazone restores body's ability to use insulin to lower blood sugar level. Also decreases amount of glucose absorbed from food in the intestine and decreases glucose production from liver.
Common side effects:
Weight gain, Peripheral edema, Headache, Respiratory tract infection, Pharyngitis, Muscle pain, Sinus inflammation