The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
January 1, 2007
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Sitagliptin (Januvia) for Type 2 Diabetes
January 1, 2007 (Issue: 1251)Sitagliptin phosphate (Januvia - Merck) is the first dipeptidyl-peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor to be marketed for treatment of type 2 diabetes. It has been approved by the FDA for oral use as monotherapy or in combination with metformin (Glucophage,...more
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