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Lantus (Insulin Glargine) – injection pen with insulin analogue for treating type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus

Lantus (Insulin Glargine) – injection pen with insulin analogue for treating type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus

General information

Lantus is an injection insulin pen used by patients with type 1 (insulin-dependent) and type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus. Lantus insulin is a long-acting insulin analogue – insulin glargine marketed by Sanofi-Aventis. It controls the blood sugar levels in patients with diabetes mellitus. Lantus insulin pens are the most commonly … Read more

Glyset (Miglitol) – oral drug for treating type 2 diabetes mellitus that cannot be controlled by diet alone

Glyset (Miglitol) – oral drug for treating type 2 diabetes mellitus that cannot be controlled by diet alone

General information

Glyset is used for treating patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus) that cannot be controlled by diet alone. Using Glyset medication does not obviate the need for keeping a special diet but helps to get a better control over the blood sugar levels. It … Read more

Glucotrol XL (Glipizide) – oral drug for treating type 2 diabetes mellitus that cannot be controlled by diet and exercise alone

Glucotrol XL (Glipizide) – oral drug for treating type 2 diabetes mellitus that cannot be controlled by diet and exercise alone

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Glucotrol XL is used for treating patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus) that cannot be controlled by diet and exercise alone. In the USA, glipizide is marketed by Pfizer and has two forms: Glucotrol and Glucotrol XL (an extended release form). The medication is marketed by other … Read more

Glucophage (Metformin) – oral drug for treating type 2 diabetes mellitus

Glucophage (Metformin) – oral drug for treating type 2 diabetes mellitus

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Glucophage and Glucophage XR (extended release form) are prescribed for treating type 2 diabetes mellitus (non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus). Its generic name is metformin. Metformin is now the most commonly prescribed anti-diabetic drug in the world. Glucophage and Glucophage XR are used along with special diet and exercise program. Often, Glucophage … Read more

Actos (Pioglitazone) – oral drug for treating type 2 diabetes mellitus

Actos (Pioglitazone) – oral drug for treating type 2 diabetes mellitus

General information

Actos (Generic for Actos) medication is prescribed for treating type 2 diabetes mellitus (which is also known as non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus). In the U.S., an immense number of people buy Actos for diabetes treatment regularly, having made it one of the best-selling drugs in the country. Generic … Read more