Mar 3, 2015 ... Explore the different types of oral diabetes medications on the ... The second
generation sulfonylureas are used in smaller doses than the first-generation
drugs. .... Sodium-glucose transporter 2 (SGLT2) works in the kidney to ...
What Oral Medications Are Available for Type 2 Diabetes? Type 2 ... gas,
diarrhea, upset stomach, loss of appetite (usually within the first few weeks of
... need a medicine should first be prescribed .... of medications for type 2
diabetes: an ...
Oral medications are often the first kind of medicine people with type 2 diabetes
try when diet and exercise alone aren't enough to keep their blood sugar in a ...
The first-line treatment for type 2 diabetes is diet, weight control and physical ...
Insulin injections can be used in combination with other medicines to further ...
When diet and exercise changes do not control blood sugar, doctors will
prescribe an oral medication such as Actos to treat type 2 diabetes.
Jul 7, 2015 ... A number of oral medicines (pills) are available to treat type 2 diabetes. ... be
used as a first-line treatment in some people with type 2 diabetes ...
Mar 23, 2015 ... Type 2 diabetes treatment doesn't always mean using insulin injections. ... Insulin
usually isn't the first line of defense for type 2 diabetes treatment. ... with using the
common oral type 2 diabetes medication metformin (or an ...
Nov 17, 2014 ... Metformin is generally the first drug used to treat type 2 diabetes. ... Then, other
oral medications may be added to drug therapy with metformin.
Doctors often prescribe oral medications to treat type 2 diabetes, either alone or
... The first successful “diabetes pills” were the sulfonylureas (glyburide, glipizide