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- What are SGLT2 inhibitors?
- What generic and brand names of SGLT2 inhibitors are available in the US?
- Do I need a prescription for SGLT2 inhibitors?
- Why are of SGLT2 inhibitors prescribed to patients?
- What are the side effects of SGLT2 inhibitors?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with SGLT2 inhibitors?
- Are of SGLT2 inhibitors safe to take during pregnancy or while breastfeeding?
- What preparations of SGLT2 inhibitors are available?
- How do SGLT2 inhibitors work?
What are SGLT2 inhibitors?
SGLT2 (sodium-glucose co-transporter 2) inhibitors are prescription oral medications used to treat type 2 diabetes.
What generic and brand names of SGLT2 inhibitors are available in the US?
Brand and generic names of SGLT2 inhibitors and combination products that contain SGLT2 inhibitors include:
- canagliflozin (Invokana)
- dapagliflozin (Farxiga)
- empagliflozin (Jardiance)
- empagliflozin/linagliptin (Glyxambi)
- empagliflozin/metformin (Synjardy)
- dapagliflozin/metformin (Xigduo XR)
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