antihyperglycemic agent


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antihyperglycemic agent

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Patients on metformin and another antihyperglycemic agent (N=229) and patients not on any antihyperglycemic agents (off therapy for at least 8 weeks, N=41) were randomized after a run-in period of approximately 10 weeks on metformin (at a dose of at least 1500 mg per day) in monotherapy.
Obstetricians feared that oral antihyperglycemic agents, as an alternative to insulin therapy, could cause adverse pregnancy outcomes, particularly congenital anomalies and metabolic complications.
Metformin is the only antihyperglycemic agent that has been shown to have a beneficial effect on the plasma lipid profile.
No studies have been performed specifically examining the safety and efficacy of JANUMET in patients previously treated with other oral antihyperglycemic agents and switched to JANUMET.
The higher rate of hypoglycemia is commonly seen when antihyperglycemic agents are used in combination with sulfonylurea agents.
Real-World Treatment Patterns of Antihyperglycemic Agents among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Initiated On Canagliflozin (Abstract 39833, Poster PDB16): Wing Chow, PharmD, MPH, from Janssen Scientific Affairs, presented a retrospective cohort study assessing 4,017 people with type 2 diabetes who had been taking INVOKANA[sup.
In a 2006 study conducted at the Yale University School of Medicine, 43 subjects with impaired glycemic control were randomized to receive 600 mg of chromium picolinate and biotin (CPB) in addition to their prestudy oral anti hyperglycemic agent therapy after treatment with oral antihyperglycemic agents alone failed.
Sold under the trade name Januvia, Sitagliptin is an oral antihyperglycemic used either alone or in combination with other oral antihyperglycemic agents for treatment of diabetes mellitus type 2.
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that over time may require the use of combinations of antihyperglycemic agents, including insulin, to maintain optimal glycemic control which is a primary goal of treatment," said William T.
Many patients can be managed with diet alone, but the effectiveness of dietary treatment must be careful-ly monitored, with insulin or oral antihyperglycemic agents added early--before significant body fat is accumulated by the fetus.
The biguanide Glucophage (metformin), is one of the most widely prescribed antihyperglycemic agents which improves glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes.