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Drugs for Diabetes


List of drugs used to treat the medical condition called 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.
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Generic and Trade Names of Drugs for Treatment of Diabetes

Canagliflozin

Canagliflozin is an antidiabetic (sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor), prescribed for type 2 diabetes mellitus along with diet and exercise.
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Dapagliflozin

Dapagliflozin is a sodium - glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor (SGLT2) which is prescribed to lower the blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes.
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Dulaglutide

Dulaglutide is a glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) agonist used as an additional treatment to diet and exercise to decrease blood glucose in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Glibenclamide and Metformin

Glibenclamide and Metformin contains sulfonylurea and biguanide antidiabetic combination, prescribed for type 2 diabetes.

Glyburide

Glyburide is an antidiabetic compound, prescribed for type 2 diabetes.

Insulin Glulisine

Insulin Glulisine is a fast-acting form of the hormone insulin, prescribed for diabetes mellitus.

Linagliptin

Linagliptin is a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor, prescribed for type 2 diabetes.

Saxagliptin

Saxagliptin is a new oral anti-diabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes with diet and exercise.

Tolazamide

Tolazamide is a sulfonylurea antidiabetic, prescribed for type 2 diabetes either alone or with other medications.


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