Ten classes of antidiabetic drugs

Ten classes of antidiabetic drugs:

1. Biguanides: e.g. Metformin
2. Glinides: e.g. Repaglinide, Nateglinide
3. Sulfonylureas: e.g. Glibenclamide, Glimiperide
4. Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors: Acarbose, Voglibose
5. Thiazolidinediones: e.g. Rosiglitazone, Pioglitazone
6. Incretin mimetics (glucagon-like peptide-1 mimetics): Exenatide
7. Dipeptidyl peptidase-IV inhibitors (DPP-IV): Sitagliptin
8. Amylin analogs: e.g. Pramlintide
9. Bile acid sequestrants: e.g. Colesevelam
10. Insulin

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