10 most prescribed drugs for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus?

What is Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus?

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic medical condition produced by a metabolism disorder characterized by insulin resistance. Insulin is a hormone that helps the pancreas process sugars and regulate sugar levels on the blood.

What Causes Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

  • Hereditary
  • Lack of exercise
  • Obesity
  • Bad diet: high fat, sugars and no fiber

Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

  • Fatigue
  • Increased thirst
  • Frequent urination
  • Weight loss or weight gain
  • Blurred vision

10 most prescribed drugs for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus?

1 METFORMIN HCL
2 JANUMET
3 GLIMEPIRIDE
4 GLIPIZIDE
5 GLYBURIDE+METFORMIN HCL
6 JANUVIA
7 GABAPENTIN
8 GLYBURIDE
9 PIOGLITAZONE HCL
10 GLIPIZIDE XL

The following information is provided by our parent company PRX Control Solutions.

Please consult your healthcare provider to learn which treatment for type 2 diabetes mellitus works best for your condition.

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To learn more: Type 2 Diabetes Infographic