Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Actos/TAK-536; AD 4883 536; Azilsartan/pioglitazone; Pioglitazone/TAK 536; TAK-536/pioglitazone

Latest Information Update: 26 Apr 2013

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At a glance

  • Originator Takeda Global Research and Development Center
  • Class Antihyperglycaemics; Benzimidazoles; Oxadiazoles; Thiazolidinediones
  • Mechanism of Action Angiotensin type 1 receptor antagonists; Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Discontinued Hypertension; Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Most Recent Events

  • 01 Jun 2007 Discontinued - Phase-III for Type-2 diabetes mellitus (associated with hypertension) in USA (PO)
  • 21 Jul 2006 Phase-III clinical trials in Hypertension in USA (PO)
  • 21 Jul 2006 Phase-III clinical trials in Type-2 diabetes mellitus in USA (PO)
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