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Drugs for Type 2 Diabetes


A comprehensive list of drugs used to treat Type 2 Diabetes are listed here. View list of drugs used to treat 'Type 2 Diabetes'. Click below on the listed drug to know more and this includes the brand name(s), price of the drug, its dosage, side-effects, adverse events, how and when should it be taken.
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Generic and Trade Names of Drugs for Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

For the convenience of the medical practitioners we have listed both the generic name and the multiple brand names of the drugs for Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (NIDDM).

Acetohexamide

Acetohexamide is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus for controlling the high blood sugar level together with diet and exercise.

Alogliptin

Alogliptin is prescribed to reduce high blood sugar level in patients with type 2 diabetes along with diet control and exercise.
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Alogliptin and Metformin

Alogliptin and Metformin combination is used along with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control or to treat hyperglycemia in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Alogliptin and Pioglitazone

Alogliptin and Pioglitazone combination is used to treat high blood sugar level in patients with type 2 diabetes along with diet control and exercise.

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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Colesevelam Hcl

Colesevelam Hcl is a bile acid sequestrant, prescribed for familial hypercholesterolemia and type 2 diabetes with other medications.

Ertugliflozin

• Ertugliflozin tablet is a sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor which is prescribed for adult patients with type 2 diabetes as an adjunct therapy to diet control and exercise with a focus to improve glycemic control.

Glibenclamide and Metformin

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

Glipizide and Metformin

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

Glyburide

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

Linagliptin

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

Linagliptin and Metformin Hydrochloride

Linagliptin and Metformin Hydrochloride contains dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor and biguanide, prescribed for type 2 diabetes in certain patients along with diet and exercise.

Rosiglitazone and Metformin

Rosiglitazone and Metformin contains thiazolidinedione and biguanide antidiabetic, prescribed for type 2 diabetes.

Saxagliptin

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

Saxagliptin and Metformin

Saxagliptin and Metformin contains two oral antihyperglycemic medications (a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor and biguanide), prescribed for type 2 diabetes.

Semaglutide

Semaglutide is a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist which is prescribed to treat adult patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes along with diet and exercise to improve glucose control.

Simvastatin and Sitagliptin

Simvastatin and Sitagliptin contains antidiabetic and cholesterol-lowering agent, prescribed for treating type 2 diabetes and lowering high cholesterol.

Tolazamide

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


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