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Types of Metformin

Alogliptin and Metformin (Kazano)
Alogliptin and Metformin (Kazano)

In bioequivalence studies of KAZANO, the area under the plasma concentration curve (AUC) and maximum concentration (Cmax) of both the alogliptin and the metformin component following a single dose of the combination tablet were bioequivalent to the alogliptin 12.5 mg concomitantly administered with metformin HCl 500 or 1000 mg tablets under fasted conditions in healthy subjects.

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Alogliptin and Pioglitazone (Oseni)
Alogliptin and Pioglitazone (Oseni)

Alogliptin and pioglitazone are oral diabetes medicines that helps control blood sugar levels. Alogliptin and pioglitazone is a combination medicine used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

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DPP-4 Inhibitors
DPP-4 Inhibitors

The first dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitor sitagliptin was approved in 2006 as treatment for diabetes concurrently with lifestyle changes. A combined product of sitagliptin and glucophage was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2007. The second DPP-4 inhibitor, saxagliptin, was approved in the U.S. It was approved both as monotherapy as well as in combination with ...

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Glipizide and Metformin (Metaglip)
Glipizide and Metformin (Metaglip)

Glipizide/metformin is a combination antidiabetic medication that contains two commonly used glucose lowering agents, glipizide and metformin . These agents work in different, yet complementary ways to improve blood glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes.

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GLP-1 Receptor Agonists
GLP-1 Receptor Agonists

There are currently two GLP-1 receptor agonists available (exenatide and liraglutide), with several more currently being developed. This review considers the efficacy and safety of both the short- and long-acting GLP-1 receptor agonists.

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Glyburide and Metformin (Glucovance)
Glyburide and Metformin (Glucovance)

Glucovance (glyburide/metformin) is a combination antidiabetic medication containing glyburide and metformin. Glucovance is used to improve blood glucose (sugar) control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Glyburide is a second generation oral sulfonylurea.

Insulin Therapy
Insulin Therapy

Insulin Nation® delivers comprehensive information about the technology and science of diabetes therapy, and curates the best, most relevant news for the 6.5 million people in the US who take insulin – the “Citizens” of Insulin Nation.

Linagliptin and Metformin (Jentadueto)
Linagliptin and Metformin (Jentadueto)

Linagliptin-metformin oral tablet is available as a brand-name drug. It’s not available as a generic drug. Brand name: Jentadueto. Linagliptin-metformin comes as an immediate-release oral tablet and an extended-release oral tablet.

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Meglitinides
Meglitinides

The major effect of meglitinides is the reduction of after-meal blood glucose levels, which results in a reduction in HbA1c (an indicator of blood glucose control over the previous 2–3 months). Repaglinide has been shown to be roughly as effective as the sulfonylureas at reducing HbA1c levels, causing a decrease of roughly 1.5% to 2%.

Metformin (Glucophage, Glumetza, Others)
Metformin (Glucophage, Glumetza, Others)

Metformin (Glucophage, Glucophage XR, Glumetza, Fortamet, Riomet) is a medication prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes and the prevention of type 2 diabetes in patients who are at risk for type 2 diabetes.

Pioglitazone and Glimepiride (Duetact)
Pioglitazone and Glimepiride (Duetact)

Based on the area under the curve (AUC) and maximum concentration (Cmax) of both pioglitazone and glimepiride, DUETACT 30 mg/2 mg and 30 mg/4 mg were bioequivalent to pioglitazone 30 mg concomitantly administered with glimepiride (2 mg or 4 mg, respectively).

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Pioglitazone and Metformin
Pioglitazone and Metformin

Metformin/pioglitazone (Actoplus Met) is an oral drug used to treat type 2 diabetes. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more. Metformin/pioglitazone (Actoplus Met) is an oral drug used to treat type 2 diabetes.

SGLT2 Inhibitors
SGLT2 Inhibitors

SGLT2 inhibitors block the reabsorption of glucose in the kidney, increase glucose excretion, and lower blood glucose levels. SGLT2 is a low-affinity, high capacity glucose transporter located in the proximal tubule in the kidneys.

Sulfonylureas
Sulfonylureas

Metformin was the most widely prescribed drug, followed by second-generation sulfonylureas. Many patients took more than one diabetes drug. Among the major findings: Compared with metformin, single-drug treatments with first- or second-generation sulfonylureas was associated with a 24% to 61% increased risk for death from all causes.

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Thiazolidinediones
Thiazolidinediones

Pioglitazone belongs to a class of drugs known as thiazolidinediones or "glitazones". Metformin and pioglitazone work by helping to restore your body's proper response to the insulin you naturally produce. Metformin also decreases the amount of sugar that your liver makes and that your stomach/intestines absorb.

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