ALOGLIPTIN AND METFORMIN HYDROCHLORIDE (alogliptin and metformin hydrochloride) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

ALOGLIPTIN AND METFORMIN HYDROCHLORIDE

What is the Trade Name for ALOGLIPTIN AND METFORMIN HYDROCHLORIDE

alogliptin and metformin hydrochloride

What is the Indication for ALOGLIPTIN AND METFORMIN HYDROCHLORIDE

  • 1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE Alogliptin and metformin HCl tablets are a dipeptidyl-peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor and a biguanide combination product indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. ( 1.1 ) Important Limitations of Use: Not for treatment of type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. ( 1.1 ) 1.1 Monotherapy and Combination Therapy Alogliptin and metformin HCl tablets are indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus when treatment with both alogliptin and metformin is appropriate [see Clinical Studies (14) ] . Important Limitations of Use Alogliptin and metformin HCl tablets are not indicated for the treatment of type 1 diabetes mellitus or diabetic ketoacidosis, as it would not be effective in these settings.

 

 

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