Diabetes Mellitus: Oral Hypoglycaemic Agents
Oral hypoglycaemic drugs used in management of Diabetes Mellitus
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- Biguanides - Metmorfin
- Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors - Acarbose
- Sulphonylureas - Tobultamide, Glipizide
- Thiazolidinediones - Rosiglitazone
- Incretin Mimetics - Liraglutide
- Prandial Glucose Regulators - Meglitinide, Repaglinide
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|Incretin mimetics are derivatives of GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide) which stimulate insulin secretion, supress glucagon secretion, delay gastric emptying, decrease appetite and promote weight loss.|
|Prandial Glucose Regulators are amino acid derivatives and stimulate endogenous insulin secretion. Ideally, they are to be taken immedaitely before food.|