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Dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitors

Other names: DPP4 inhibitors

What are Dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitors

Dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitors are oral antidiabetes agents that help control blood sugar levels in Type 2 diabetes patients. They inhibit the enzyme dipeptidyl peptidase 4 and regulate the levels of insulin the body produces after a meal. Dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibition results in increased activity of incretins, which inhibits glucagon release. This leads to increased insulin secretion, decreased gastric emptying and therefore decreased blood sugar levels.

List of Dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitors:

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Januvia (Pro, More...)
generic name: sitagliptin
61 reviews
Onglyza (Pro, More...)
generic name: saxagliptin
13 reviews
Tradjenta (Pro, More...)
generic name: linagliptin
28 reviews
Nesina (Pro, More...)
generic name: alogliptin
3 reviews

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Medical conditions associated with dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitors: