gliptin

gliptin

Any of a class of drugs that are inhibitors of the enzyme dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4). Members of this class include sitagliptin and saxagliptin and are used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. Synonym: dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor
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Thus the launch of these 2 products will lower the daily cost of treatment for a Diabetes patient on gliptin therapy by about 55%.
Glenmark's Teneligliptin is the lone gliptin which is obtainable at lowest cost among all other gliptins being marketed in India whereas other gliptins are currently being imported.
By offering Teneligliptin at this price, we aspire to bring many more patients in the advanced gliptin therapy fold".
Some of the new DPP-4 inhibitors--the gliptin class of hypoglycemics--can interact with antiretrovirals.
A gliptin is an excellent option in an obese patient with type 2 diabetes whose [HbA.
Colesevelam and the incretin-enhancing gliptins have established roots in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, but preliminary evidence shows clinical benefit in type 1 disease.
There are three incretin-enhancing gliptins on the market, all with an indication for improvement of glycemic control in type 2 diabetes: sitagliptin (Januvia), saxagliptin (Onglyza), and linagliptin (Tradjenta).
Usually, we prescribe drugs such as metfornin, gliptin and byetta which balances the weight gain side effects of antidiabetic drugs," says Dr Ambrish Mittal, chairman, Endocrinology, Medanta - The Medicity.
Merck also markets sita- gliptin as Januvia for the same disease.