Precose is used for treating type 2 diabetes in adults whose diabetes cannot be managed with diet alone. Active Ingredient: Acarbose Precose (Acarbose) slows the digestion of carbohydrates in the body, which helps control blood sugar levels. Acarbose is used to treat type 2 diabetes. Acarbose is sometimes used in combination with insulin or other … Continue reading “Precose”

Prandin is used for managing type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes. Active Ingredient: Repaglinide Prandin (repaglinide) is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. This medication lowers blood sugar by causing the pancreas to produce insulin. Prandin is used together with diet and exercise to treat type 2 diabetes. Other diabetes medicines are sometimes … Continue reading “Prandin”

Micronase is used for treating type 2 diabetes. Active Ingredient: Glyburide Micronase (Glyburide) is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. Glyburide is used to treat type 2 diabetes. This medication is not for treating type 1 diabetes. Glyburide may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide. … Continue reading “Micronase”

Glycomet is used to treat type 2 (noninsulin-dependent) diabetes. Active Ingredient: Metformin Glycomet is used to treat type 2 (noninsulin-dependent) diabetes. Glycomet (Glucomin) decreases the amount of glucose you absorb from your food and the amount of glucose made by your liver. Glycomet (Glucomin) increases your body’s response to insulin, a natural substance that controls … Continue reading “Glycomet”

Glucotrol Xl is sulfonylurea class of drugs, a drug used to treat type 2 of diabetes. Active Ingredient: Glipizide Glipizide is used to treat type 2 of diabetes and belongs to sulfonylurea class of drugs together with glimepiride (Amaryl), glyburide (Micronase, Diabeta), tolbutamide (Orinase) and tolazamide (Tolinase). It stimulates insulin secretion by beta-cells of pancreas. … Continue reading “Glucotrol Xl”

Duetact is used for treating type 2 diabetes in certain patients. Duetact (Glimepiride/Pioglitazone) Drug Uses Duetact is used for treating type 2 diabetes in certain patients. It is used along with diet and exercise. How to use Use Duetact as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions. An … Continue reading “Duetact”

Amaryl is an oral blood sugar-lowering drug which belongs to the class of sulfonylureas. Active Ingredient: Glimepiride Amaryl is an oral blood sugar-lowering drug which belongs to the class of sulfonylureas. Active substance is Glimepiride. It is used together with diet and exercise to treat type 2 (non-insulin dependent) diabetes. The mechanism of its action … Continue reading “Amaryl”

Actos (Pioglitazone) is used to control high blood sugar in type 2 diabetes (non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus). Active Ingredient: Pioglitazone Actos is used to control high blood sugar in type 2 diabetes (non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus). This form of the illness is usually caused by inability of the body to respond correctly to insulin: either the body … Continue reading “Actos”

Actoplus Met is used for treating type 2 diabetes. Active Ingredient: pioglitazone, metformin Actoplus Met (Pioglitazone/Metformin) Drug Uses Actoplus Met is used for treating type 2 diabetes. It is used along with diet and exercise. It may be used alone or with other antidiabetic medicines. How to use Use Actoplus Met as directed by your … Continue reading “Actoplus Met”

Metformin (Glucophage) is used to treat a type of diabetes mellitus (sugar diabetes) called type 2 diabetes. With this type of diabetes, insulin produced by the pancreas is not able to get sugar into the cells of the body where it can work properly. Metformin is the first-line drug of choice for type 2 diabetes … Continue reading “Metformin”