hypoglycemic agents


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hypoglycemic agents (hī´pōglīsē´-mik),

n.pl a large heterogeneous group of drugs prescribed to decrease or control the amount of glucose circulating in the blood; used in the prevention and treatment of diabetes.
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In India thiazolidinediones, especially pioglitazone, are frequently used in type 2 diabetic patients, either as monotherapy or as a combination therapy with other hypoglycemic agents.
We evaluated whether they had an altered risk of breast cancer in relation to use of various types of oral hypoglycemic agents.
Garlic has antidiabetic effects, however there are no reports of adverse interactions between oral hypoglycemic agents and garlic.
Gutzin SJ, Kozer E, Magee LA, Feig DS, Koren G: The safety of oral hypoglycemic agents in the first trimester of pregnancy: A meta-analysis.
1c]) levels and significantly increased use of oral hypoglycemic agents and insulin in a similar time frame.
Among the subjects, 44 patients were on oral hypoglycemic agents, 16 had been on insulin therapy for at least 5 years and 40 were on oral hypoglycemics as well as insulin therapy.
Interpretation of test results in persons with true hypoglycemia ([less than] 40 mg/dL) Insulin C-Peptide Proinsulin Insulinoma Increased Increased Increased Insulin Injection Increased Decreased Decreased Oral hypoglycemic ingestion Increased Increased Increased Non-insulin medicated Decreased Decreased Decreased Hypoglycemic Agents Insulinoma Negative Insulin Injection Negative Oral hypoglycemic ingestion Positive Non-insulin medicated Negative
The results of the present study demonstrate that pinitol improves glycemic control and insulin sensitivity in patients with type 2 diabetes who are taking oral hypoglycemic agents.
Pinoxacin Hydrochloride is DPP-4 inhibitor class of oral hypoglycemic agents, a drug with a brand new structure for treating type II diabetes.
The primary end point--glycemic control at 12 months without the use of oral hypoglycemic agents or insulin--was achieved by significantly more patients in the gastric bypass group (93%) than in the sleeve gastrectomy group (47%).
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is another important nutrient depleted by numerous common medicines, including sulfonylureas and related oral hypoglycemic agents for diabetes, tricyclic antidepressants, cholesterol-lowering statins, and the chemotherapy agent doxorubicin (Adriamycin[R]).