Pioglitazone

by Cathy Parkes November 04, 2019

LevelUpRN Pioglitazone Tip of the Day Pioglitazone is an oral antidiabetic medication. Key side effects include fluid retention and elevated LDL levels. HINT: Pioglitazone kind of looks like "pig zone", which can help you remember these side effects.


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