hypoglycemic agent

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Synonyms for hypoglycemic agent

any of various agents that decrease the level of glucose in the blood and are used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus

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Consideration to potential synergistic and adverse drug interactions is warranted when prescribing hemidesmus to patients on insulin and/ or hypoglycemic agents.
However, she continued to have frequent hypoglycemic episodes after complete withdrawal of the hypoglycemic agent.
Treatment with oral hypoglycemic agents is associated with side effects related to pharmacokinetic properties, secondary failure rates, hypoglycemia, gastrointestinal disturbances, skin reactions, hematological disorders, and rise in hepatic enzyme level.
According to mode of therapy, the prevalence of PAD was found to be 20% in diabetics taking oral hypoglycemic agents and insulin, 27.
Olive leaf extract as a hypoglycemic agent in both human diabetic subjects and in rats.
In about two-thirds of those hospitalizations, the drug or drug class responsible for the event was warfarin, an antiplatelet agent, insulin, or an oral hypoglycemic agent, and the adverse reaction was either bleeding or hypoglycemia.
When patients were analyzed according to the type of hypoglycemic agent they were taking, mean hemoglobin [A.
This may result in the need for an increase in the dose of, or initiation of, insulin and/or oral hypoglycemic agent therapy and/or lipid-lowering agents, respectively.
0%) were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, 600 [mu]g per day of chromium (as chromium picolinate) plus 2 mg per day of biotin or placebo for 90 days, along with their usual oral hypoglycemic agent.
One-quarter of patients were treated by diet alone, 12% with an oral hypoglycemic agent alone, and 37% with an oral hypoglycemic agent plus insulin.
2]O extract at a 100 mg/kg dose was stronger than the mixture of tolbutamide (200 mg/kg), a known sulfonylurea hypoglycemic agent, and buformin (1 mg/kg), which was used as a positive control, and lowered the blood glucose level by 24.
Keywords: Diabetes mellitus type 2; Cecropia obtusifolia; Marrubium vulgare; Antilipemic agent; Hypoglycemic agent
Schucker said she has found particularly reassuring a study in which 404 gestational diabetic women were randomized to insulin or the second-generation oral hypoglycemic agent.
Blood glucose disturbances have been reported with use of quinolones, usually in diabetic patients receiving concomitant treatment with an oral hypoglycemic agent or with insulin.