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What type of drug is Steglatro?

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Feb 26, 2020.

Official Answer


Steglatro (ertugliflozin) is an oral sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor.

This drug is used with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.

The SGLT2 inhibitors block the kidney from reabsorbing sugar (glucose), which is then eliminated in the urine and lowers blood sugar.

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