Actos (Pioglitazone Hydrochloride)
Actos is popularly used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes and it has the natural characteristics to control the blood sugar by using the insulin in your body or the insulin which is administered into you. It is normally recommended to be taken once-a-day and it is a prescription pill which needs to be combined with the healthy diet and some physical workouts.
Actos is very effective with the combination of proper workouts, healthy eating habits and healthy lifestyle. It can be used at the only single treatment or as a combination with other diabetic pills like sulfonylureas and metformin. It can also be taken along with the other insulin treatments to reduce the blood sugar or glucose.
Thiazolidinediones are the other types of medication for diabetes which can be taken orally and Actos is one of their most popular members.
Insulin resistance has been identified as the distinguishing characters in the type2 diabetes and Actos initiates the reduction of the insulin resistance in the body.
Actos provides many benefits and it is very flexible in the usage as well. Listing a few of its benefits is:
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1. It can be taken once at any time of the day and therefore it is very convenient
2. It regulates the insulin action and thereby lowers the blood glucose effectively
3. You can take it a before or after eating your food
4. It plays a vital role with the good cholesterol (HDL) and the triglycerides or the blood fats and it does not affect the bad cholesterol (LDL) or the total cholesterol
5. It does not give any side effects like stomach upset when it is used as a standalone treatment
6. It can be also used along with the other insulin treatments and the other diabetic medicine
This medication starts showing effect within just a matter of couple of weeks. However, the complete cure will take several weeks.
Actos molecule comprises of carbon which is asymmetric and other synthesized compounds which are utilized as the racemic combination along with 2 enantiomers of the pioglitazone for the inter-conversion in the vivo. However the pharmacologic activity between the enantiomers does not show any major differences.
Pioglitazone Hydrochloride is a white crystalline substance and it is odorless.
C19H20N2O3S•HCl Is the molecular formula of Pioglitazone hydrochloride and the molecular weight is 392.90.
Pioglitazone hydrochloride is slightly soluble in anhydrous ethanol, acetone and acetonitrile. It is insoluble in ethers and in the water. Pioglitazone hydrochloride is completely soluble in n - Dimethylformamide.
Pioglitazone hydrochloride treatment has to be taken with the proper instructions from the doctor and it can be taken once-a-day after food or even on empty stomach.
You will need to store this medicine at 25° centigrade and it needs to be enclosed inside the air tight container. Pioglitazone hydrochloride will need to be stored away from moisture, heat and light.
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