List of drugs used to treat the medical condition called Type 2 Diabetes. Click on the drug to find more information including the brand names,dose,side-effects, adverse events, when to take the drug and the price of the drug.
Generic and Trade Names of Drugs for Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes
Glipizide is a sulfonylurea antidiabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and therefore cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood), particularly in people whose diabetes cannot be controlled by diet alone. It increases the amount of insulin secretion and thus regulates the sugar level in the blood.
Insulin Aspart is a fast-acting form of the hormone insulin, prescribed for diabetes mellitus. It is used with other medium- or long-acting insulin products injected just below the skin to control high blood sugar. It helps sugar (glucose) get into the cells.
Insulin Detemir is a long-acting form of the hormone insulin, prescribed for diabetes in patients with need of insulin to control their diabetes. It is a long-acting insulin. It helps to control the levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. It works by helping move sugar from the blood into other body tissues where it is used for energy. It also stops the liver from producing more sugar.
Pioglitazone is a thiazolidinedione antidiabetic, prescribed for type 2 diabetes in certain patients. It is used along with diet and exercise. It may be used alone or with other antidiabetic medicines. It lowers blood sugar by reducing insulin resistance.
Sitagliptin is a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor, prescribed for type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and therefore cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood), particularly in people whose diabetes cannot be controlled by diet alone. It is used along with diet and exercise.It regulates the amount of sugar in the blood.
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