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Pioglitazone - Takeda

Drug Profile

Pioglitazone - Takeda

Alternative Names: Actos; AD-4833; Glustin; PGZ; Piozone; U 72107; U 72107A; U 72107E; Zactos

Latest Information Update: 05 Nov 2023

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At a glance

  • Originator Takeda
  • Developer Duke University Medical Center; Eli Lilly and Company; Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd; Novo Nordisk; Piramal Enterprises; Takeda; Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA; Tianjin Takeda; Zinfandel Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Antihyperglycaemics; Small molecules; Thiazolidinediones
  • Mechanism of Action 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 Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Phase II Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis
  • Discontinued Alzheimer's disease; Atherosclerosis; Multiple sclerosis

Most Recent Events

  • 01 Dec 2020 Celltrion completes an agreement to acquire pioglitazone from Takeda Pharmaceuticals
  • 11 Jun 2020 Celltrion entered into an agreement to acquire pioglitazone from Takeda Pharmaceuticals
  • 01 Feb 2018 Discontinued - Phase-III for Alzheimer's disease in United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and USA (PO)
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