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Diabetes Drug Medication
Rosilitazone: I have to have a special license to continue to give it from a central pharmacy. I have only 1 patient still taking it. ...Read more
Has the injectable diabetes drug, bydureon, (exenatide) been linked to shrinking vitreous or vitreous detachment? This happened to me after 5 months on this drug
Not aware of: Not aware of this occurring, however it is recommended to report this to the manufacturer as they track all possible side effects and would be more than willing to disclose any reactions they have documented on file. You can google the co. And I am sure find a toll free 1-800 "pharmacovigilence#.". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do you think metphormin will ever be used for humans for lack of memory? I under stand this is a diabetes drug. But I think this drug will eventually be used for other areas. What you think?
I have diabetes and irritable bowel syndrome. Is there a stomach sensitive diabetes drug for me? A drug that doesn't cause diarrhea.
A number of them: B"sd putting it backwards metformin, glip1 agents (byetta. victoza (liraglutide) etc), ddp4 (januvia, tradgenta etc), 1 glucosidase (precose etc) can all give diarhea. Welchol (bile acid resin binder) gives constipation. degree of GI intolerence varies enormously. other classes have only rare GI issues. ...Read more
Antidiabetic drug should be taken before meal / between meal / after meal? What is ccorrect? Lot of confusin in it?
Help! can any diabetes medications give a positive reading for benzodiazepam in a urine drug test?
Many diff. Options: Thats a very broad question. If its type 2 diabetes then typically patients start with pills. There are a variety of pills out there. There are hormonal injections. Finally there are various types on insulin with differing properties. We choose which medications to use based on the severity of diabetes and other factors such as the patients weight, goals, health and cost of the medications. ...Read more
Categories: Hi categories of diabetes drugs include: insulins (multiple types with different properties), biguanides (metformin currently the only one), glitazones (pioglitazone & rosiglitazone), GLP-1 agonists (liraglutide & exenatide), DPP-4 inhibitors (sitagliptin, saxagliptin, linagliptin), SGLT-2 inhibitors (canagliflozin & dapagliflozin), sulfonylureas (glimepiride, glyburide, glipizide), AGIs, others ...Read more
Is there anyway to stay off diabetes drugs permanently? I've made serious changes to diet and exercise. What tests do I need now and ongoing?
Blood sugars: Commendable that u r actively working to improve your health. Losing 7-10% of your weight can reduce your risk. However, some people r genetically predisposed, and in general pancreas may weaken with age so u may need a me down the road if u have predm or dm now. Check fasting blood sugar once in a while to keep an eye on how u r doing. Best is fasting sugar <100. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
SGLT-2 Inhibitor: One of the newest diabetic medications on the market is the sglt-2 inhibitor, canagliflozin. It works by inhibiting the sglt-2 (sodium glucose transoporter) in the kidney. This allows the body to urinate more of the glucose out of the body. It can also help with weight loss and blood pressure. There is an increased risk of yeast infections (yeast loves the extra sugar in the urine!). ...Read more
Options.: I would check out curecrowd.Com it will show different treatment options its users have tried and there success with those options. The screening tools on right will help you sort through them to find something you want to try. http://curecrowd.com/ailments/hypertension. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
TWO KIND OF ORAL DRU: Type 2 diabetes is due to two defects 1 lack of Insulin production 2 Insulin resistancs so there are drugs to increase Insulin production 1sulphnylureas-like glipizise, glimperide, glynase, Glyburide , stimulate pancreas to produce more insulin 2biguanides which help Insulin resistance metformin 3thiobenzodiones improve Insulin effectiveness.4acarbose, prandin, (repaglinide) starlix 5ddp inhibiters 6 insulin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
False positive?: What are you looking for? No diabetic medicines will not cause a false positive ...Read more
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