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Incretin mimetics

What are Incretin mimetics

Incretin mimetics are agents that act like incretin hormones such as glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1). They bind to GLP-1 receptors and stimulate glucose dependent insulin release, therefore act as antihyperglycemics.

Incretin mimetics also suppress appetite and inhibit glucagon secretion. They slow gastric emptying and as a result prevent steep rise in post-prandial blood glucose levels.

Incretin mimetics are only used to treat type 2 diabetes.

List of Incretin mimetics:

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Victoza (Pro, More...)
generic name: liraglutide
455 reviews
   
8.0
Byetta (Pro, More...)
generic name: exenatide
77 reviews
   
7.9
Saxenda (Pro, More...)
generic name: liraglutide
359 reviews
   
7.7
Bydureon (Pro, More...)
generic name: exenatide
164 reviews
   
7.1
Trulicity (Pro, More...)
generic name: dulaglutide
249 reviews
   
6.0
Tanzeum (Pro, More...)
generic name: albiglutide
10 reviews
   
4.1
Adlyxin (Pro, More...)
generic name: lixisenatide
0 reviews
   
0.0

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Medical conditions associated with incretin mimetics:

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