Asked by: Sheri Peraitaasked in category: General Last Updated: 17th January, 2020
Is januvia a sglt2 inhibitor?
Simply so, what class of drugs is Januvia?
Sitagliptin is a member of a class of drugs that inhibit the enzyme, dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) and are therefore called DPP-4 inhibitors.
Similarly, what are the brand names for sglt2 inhibitors? Brand and generic names of SGLT2 inhibitors and combination products that contain SGLT2 inhibitors include:
- canagliflozin (Invokana)
- canagliflozin/metformin (Invokamet)
- canagliflozin/metformin extended release (Invokamet XR)
- dapagliflozin (Farxiga)
- dapagliflozin/metformin extended release (Xigduo XR)
Also to know, is Metformin a sglt2 inhibitor?
SGLT2 inhibitors are a class of prescription medicines approved for use with diet and exercise to lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. They are available as single-ingredient products and also in combination with other diabetes medicines such as metformin (see FDA-approved SGLT2 Inhibitors).
Is there a generic medication for Januvia?
No. There is currently no therapeutically equivalent version of Januvia available in the United States. Note: Fraudulent online pharmacies may attempt to sell an illegal generic version of Januvia. These medications may be counterfeit and potentially unsafe.