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1

What class of drugs am I responsible for?

Oral hypoglycemic agents; Alpha-Glucosidase Inhibitors; Thiazolidinediones

2

What is an example of a drug from the Alpha-Glucosidase Inhibitors?

G- Acarbose B-Precose

3

What is an example of a drug from the Thiazolidinesdiones?

G: Nateglinide B: Actos

4

What is the action of Alpha-Glucosidase Inhibitors?

Blocks enzymes in the small intestine that break down complex carbs into monosaccharides, delaying glucose digestion

5

What is the action of Thiazolidinediones?

Inhibits gluconeogenesis and reduce insulin resistance

6

What are the Adverse/Side effect of Alpha Glucosidase Inhibitors?

HYPOGLYCEMIA, abdominal pain, diarrhea, flatulence, increase transaminases

7

What is the side effects of Thiazolidinediones?

Edema, anemia