pioglitazone (Actos) improves lipids better than rosiglitazone (Avandia)

Reps will be touting new evidence that pioglitazone (Actos) improves lipids better than rosiglitazone (Avandia).

Both glitazones reduce A1C equally. But pioglitazone seems better at lowering triglycerides and increasing HDL.

Pioglitazone LOWERS triglycerides about 9% to 12%... rosiglitazone can INCREASE triglycerides up to 15%.

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