Pioglitazone Systematic (IUPAC) name 5-((4-(2-(5-ethyl-2-pyridinyl) ethoxy)phenyl)methyl)-,(+-)- 2,4-thiazolidinedione, Identifiers CAS number 111025-46-8 ATC code A10BG03 PubChem 4829 DrugBank APRD00653 Chemical data Formula C19H20N2O3S Mol. weight 356.44 g/mol Pharmacokinetic data Bioavailability  ? Protein binding > 99% Metabolism  ? Half life 3-7 hours Excretion  ? Therapeutic considerations Pregnancy cat. ? Legal status ...
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