TYPES AND NAMES OF DIABETES MEDICATIONS* CLASS BRAND NAMES Biguanides Glucophage, Fortamet
GLP-1 receptor agonists Trulicity, Tanzeum, Bydureon, Victoza DPP-IV inhibitors Januvia, Onglyza, Nesina SGLT-2 inhibitors Invokana, Farxiga, Jardiance Sulfonylureas Amaryl, Glucotrol, DiaBeta, Glynase Insulin Tresiba, Toujeo, Afrezza, Levemir, Lantus Combination drugs Janumet, Jentadueto, Kombiglyze, Tradjenta, Kazano, Oseni * This chart provides examples of some, but not all, medications used to treat diabetes.
As analysts expected, sales were aided by the generic version of type 2 diabetes drugs Glumetza and Fortamet
, which both launched in the US last year.
The report adds that Mylan Laboratories, an American generic and specialty drug maker registered in the Netherlands, which is trying to get into the Fortamet
market "could impact Fortamet
sales for Lupin by 40-50 per cent".
launch of metformin hydrochloride extended-release tablets USP 500 mg and 1,000 mg, a generic version of Fortamet
launch of Metformin Hydrochloride Extended-release Tablets USP, 500 mg and 1000 mg, a generic version of Watson's Fortamet
Metformin also goes by the brand names Glucophage, Glumetza, Glucophage XR, and Fortamet
Comment: Metformin (brand names, Glucophage, Fortamet
, and others) is an oral hypoglycemic agent widely used to treat type 2 diabetes.
xx Actos, Amaryl, Avandamet, Avandia, chlorpropamide, Diabeta, Diabinese, Fortamet
, Glipizide, Glipizide ER, Glipizide XL,Glucophage, Glucophage XR, Glucotrol, Glucotrol XL, Glucovance, glyburide, glyburide micronized, glyburide-metformin, Glynase, Glyset, Humalog, Humalog Mix 75/25, Humulin 50/50, Humulin 70/30, Humulin L, Humulin N, Humulin R, Humulin U, Iletin II Lente Pork, Iletin II NPH Pork, Iletin II Regular Pork, Iletin NPH, Lantus, Metaglip, metformin, metformin ER, Micronase, Novolin 70/30, Novolin L, Novolin N, Novolin R, Novolog, Novolog Mix 70/30, Prandin, Precose, Riomet, Starlix, tolazamide, tolbutamide, Tolinase, Velosulin Human BR ED = Erectile dysfunction; ICD-9-CM = International Classification of Diseases, 9th Edition, Clinical Modification; HCTZ = hydrochlorothiazide.
company will join hands in developing a combination drug based on Takeda's Actos and Andrx's Fortamet
, Takeda said in a release.
M2 PHARMA-October 3, 2016-Mylan unveils generic Fortamet
tablets in the US type 2 diabetes market
The product is a generic version of Watson's Fortamet