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Dapagliflozin, CAS number 461432-26-8, is currently being reviewed by the FDA for treatment of type 2 diabetes in adults. Developed by Bristol-Myers Squibb and AstraZeneca, the method of action of dapagliflozin is to inhibit the subtype 2 of the sodium-glucose transport proteins, or SGLT2. This particular subtype is responsible for at least 90% of the[…]

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DDP-4 inhibitors, commonly known as Gliptins, are a relatively new group of drugs. They are drugs normally used for diabetes control, however, this year it was discovered that they may play a greater heart-protective role in patients with existing cardiovascular comorbidities. According to the report published last month in Medpage Today, researchers found that patients[…]

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Liraglutide Diabetes Control Liraglutide is a newly developed drug that is used to control the levels of blood glucose in patients suffering from type 2 Diabetes. In January 2010, the US Food and Drug Administration approved this drug for the treatment of patients with diabetes. Liraglutide was approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) in[…]

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Metformin Hydrochloride is one of the most recommended medicines for the treatment of patients suffering from biguanide or type 2 Diabetes. According to recent studies, Metformin Hydrochloride reduces the LDL and triglyceride levels in the blood and hence it is one of the best medicines for diabetic patients who are also suffering with obesity. Studies[…]

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Anti-diabetic drugs treat diabetes by lowering glucose levels in the blood. One class of anti-diabetic drugs that are used in the management of diabetes is Sulfonylurea. Sulfonylurea derivatives are used in the management of diabetes mellitus type 2.  They act by increasing insulin release from the beta cells in the pancreas.  Diabetes mellitus type 2[…]

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