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Drugs for Treatment of Diabetes

Are you searching for medications to treat 'Diabetes'? Welcome to this page which serves as an archive for medications that are relevant to the treatment of Diabetes. The page includes both the generic and brand names and can serve as an invaluable resource for healthcare professionals and individuals who wish to get an insight on different medication options.
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Brand Names and Generic Names of Drugs for Treatment of Diabetes

Acarbose



Acarbose is used to treat diabetes in combination with diet and other medications.

Trade Names :
K -Carb | Glubose (25 mg) | Asucrose | Glucarb | Discarb | Zebay-25 | Recarb | Disorb | Glucobay | Olcarbos
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Canagliflozin



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

Chlorpropamide



Chlorpropamide is a sulfonylurea antidiabetic drug, prescribed for type 2 diabetes.

Trade Names :
Diabinese | Copamide | Chlorformin | Diabinese | Copamide
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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.

Desmopressin



Desmopressin is used to reduce the symptoms of diabetes insipidus or water diabetes, a condition in which the body produces an abnormally excessive amount of urine

Trade Names :
Minirin 0.1mg Tablet | D -Void | Minirin Nasal Spray | Minirin Melt (120mcg) | Minirin Melt (60mcg)
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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.

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Epalrestat



Epalrestat is used for the treatment of nerve damage due to diabetes called diabetes neuropathy

Trade Names :
Aldorace (50mg) | Restat (50mg) | Alrista (50mg) | Alrista (150mg)
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Exenatide



Exenatide is a incretin mimetic, prescribed for type 2 diabetes with diet and exercise, either alone or with other medications.

Trade Names :
Byetta Pen | Byetta (250 mcg)
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Glibenclamide



Glibenclamide is an oral hypoglycemic (glucose lowering) drug used to control blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes in addition to diet and exercise

Trade Names :
Comdiab | Glybid | Melitus (2.5+400) | Glucotrac | Sycored | Sugatrol | Glycurb (2.5+400) | Metica G | Glifil M | Benclamet
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Glibenclamide and Metformin



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

Gliclazide



Gliclazide is an oral hypoglycemic (anti-diabetic drug), prescribed for type 2 diabetes

Trade Names :
Refraz M | Aliza -M | G -Met | Gzide M | Glurib - M | K -Gem | Bioformin | Glico -M | Glitec - M | Ancalzide -M
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Glimepiride



Glimepiride is a sulfonylurea antidiabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes.

Trade Names :
Adride | Adride (2 mg) | Adride (4 mg) | Amarglim | Amaryl | Amaryl (2 mg) | Amaryl (3 mg) | Asoride | Asoride (2 mg) | Asoride (3 mg)
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Glipizide



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.

Trade Names :
Glipimet | Glimet | Glicept | Glipmet | Bimode -M | Glicept 500 | Godde M | Glipmet Forte | Glycind MF | Metaglez Forte
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Glyburide



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

Insulin



Insulin is a hormone produced in the pancreas, prescribed for type 1 diabetes.

Trade Names :
Human Actrapid | Human Monotard 40IU/ml Injection | Human Monotard 40 | Human Rapidica | Human Zinulin | Huminsulin-R | Iletin R | Insulin | Insulin 80 iu | Rapidica
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Insulin Detemir



Insulin Detemir is a long-acting form of the hormone insulin, prescribed for diabetes in patients with need of insulin to control their diabetes.

Insulin glargine



Insulin glargine is a long-acting form of the insulin hormone, prescribed for diabetes along with proper diet and exercise program.

Trade Names :
Basalog (100 IU) (10ml) | Basalog (100 IU) (3ml) | Lantus | Basalog (100IU/ml) | Basalog (100IU/ml) | Lantus (100IU/ml) | Lantus Optisets (100IU)
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Insulin Glulisine



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

Insulin Lispro



Insulin Lispro is a fast acting insulin analogue, prescribed for type 1 diabetes.

Trade Names :
Humalog (100 iu) | Humalog (3 ml) | Humalog (10ml) | Humalog (3ml) | Novorapid Flexpen (100 iu) | Flexpen (100 iu) | Lantus (100 iu) | Insuman Rapid (100IU/ml)
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Linagliptin



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

Metformin



Metformin is an oral antidiabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes.

Trade Names :
Chromet-SR (1000mg+500 mcg) | Asoformin | Asoformin SR | Avimet (500 mg) | B Form | Baymet | Bemet | Bigesens | Bigesens (500mg) | Bigesens XR
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Miglitol



Miglitol is an oral anti-diabetic drug (alpha-glucosidase inhibitor), prescribed for type 2 diabetes either alone or with other medications.

Trade Names :
Diamig | Glock | Migset | Migtor | Miglit | Misobit | Mignar | Glock (50 mg) | Migset (50 mg) | Miglit (50 mg)
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Nateglinide



Nateglinide is an antidiabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes.

Trade Names :
Natelide (120 mg) | Natiz (120 mg) | NDS (120 mg) | Natstar 120 | Glinate 120 | Nebicard | Natelide | NDS | Natiz (60 mg) | Glinate
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Pioglitazone



Pioglitazone is a thiazolidinedione antidiabetic, prescribed for type 2 diabetes in certain patients.

Trade Names :
Pio | Piomed | Piolem | Diaglit | Glito | Pglit | Pizorad | Pioneer | Glita | G - Tase
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Pramlintide Acetate Injection



Pramlintide Acetate Injection is an amylin analog, prescribed for diabetes.

Repaglinide



Repaglinide is a meglitinide antidiabetic, prescribed for type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes.

Trade Names :
Regan | Eurepa | Repide (0.5 mg) | Rapilin | Regan (1 mg) | Rapilin (1 mg) | Repamon | Eurepa (1 mg) | Regan (2 mg) | Rapilin (2 mg)
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Saxagliptin



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

Sitagliptin



Sitagliptin is indicated to improve glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus along with diet and exercise.

Trade Names :
JANUVIA tab | JANUVIA tab | Januvia (25mg) | Januvia (50mg) | Januvia (100mg)
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Teneligliptin



Teneligliptin is prescribed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in adults along with diet and exercise.

Trade Names :
Zita Plus (20mg) | Glitenly | GLITENLY-M FORTE TABLET | Tenliptin 20 Tablet
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Tolazamide



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

Tolbutamide



Tolbutamide is an antidiabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes.

Trade Names :
Tolbutamide | Rastinone | Rastinon | Rastinone (500mg)
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Vildagliptin



Vildagliptin is an oral antidiabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes mellitus along with other medications.

Trade Names :
Jalra M (500+50) | Galvus MET (50+500) | Zolmelis Met (1000+50) | Galvus Met (50 mg/850 mg) | Galvus Met (50 mg/500 mg) | Galvus Met (50 mg/850 mg) | Galvus Met (50 mg/1000 mg)
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Voglibose



Voglibose is an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor, prescribed for diabetes mellitus.

Trade Names :
Prandial MD (0.2mg) | Ppg (0.2mg) | Voglistar MD (0.2mg) | Oglibo MD (0.2mg) | Asvogli (0.2mg) | Alfabose (0.2mg) | Prandial (0.3mg) | Voglimac (0.2mg) | Voglifin (0.2mg) | Voglitab (0.2mg)
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