A drug may be classified by the chemical type of the active ingredient or by the way it is used to treat a particular condition. Each drug can be classified into one or more drug classes.
Antidiabetic combinations are medicines with two or more classes of antidiabetic agents (with different mechanisms of action) in one pill or dose. Just having one pill may improve compliance and better glycemic control.
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