Flashcards in Diabetes meds Deck (9)
Released with insulin (assists w/postprandial glucose control)
Glucagon-like Peptide 1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist
-Release of insulin
Med names end in "glutide"
Dipeptidyl peptitdase-4 inhibitors
Work with incretins
Stim insulin release from beta cells
Decrease glucagon production in liver
Side effects: Pancreatitis, allergic reactions
end in liptin
What are incretins?
Hormones that stimulate decrease in blood glucose
decrease glucose by increasing its excretion in urine
med names end in "liflozin"
Decrease glucose production in liver
Make tissue respond to insulin
-Giving IV contrast fluids (for CT etc.) can cause renal failure. Lactic Acidosis (both are excreted by kidneys) caused by metformin accumulating in kidneys and not filtering.
Inc. glucose uptake in muscles
Dec. endogenous glucose production
Pioglitazone: May inc risk bladder cancer, worsen HF
Rosiglitazone: May inc. risk for CV event
Med names end in "litazone"
Delay carbohydrate digestion and absorption
Stops glucose rising post meal