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Increase insulin secretion
decrease hepatic glucose production

increase glucose uptake

NO weight gain
decrease insulin resistance
make cells more sensitive to insulin
Suppress glucose production
stimulate insulin secretion in the presence of glucose (similar to sulfonylrea)
a-glucosidase inhibitors
block the enzymes that digest starches
Glucovance is made up of what?
glyburide + Metformin
(Sulfonylurea + Biguanide)
Metaglip is made up of what?
Glipizide + Metformin
(Sulfonylurea + Biguanide)
Avandamet is made up of what?
Rosiglitazone + Metformin
(TZD + Biguanide)
Actoplus met is made up of what?
Pioglitazone + Metformin
(TZD + Biguanide)
Name some first generation sulfonylreas.
chlorpropamide (Diabinese), tolazamide, acetohexamide (Dymelor), tolbutamide
Name some 2nd generation sulfonylreas.
glyburide (micronase, glynase, and DiaBeta), glimepiride (Amaryl), glipizide (Glucotrol, glucotrol XL)
Name some biguanides
metformin (glucophage), metformin hydrochloride extended release (glucophage XR)
Name some TZDs
pioglitazone (actos), rosiglitazone (avandia)
Name some meglitinides
repaglinide (prandin), nateglinide (starlix)
Name some a-glucosidase inhibitors
acarbose (precose), miglitol (glyset)