Diabetes | Drug Treatment Guide

Glynase

Diabetes Oral Drug Treatment Guide

Glynase

Diabetes Oral Drug Treatment Guide

Punkaj Khanna earned his Pharm.D. from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy. He works at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and has special interests in patient education and compliance.

Click on the drugs below to watch more about benefits, risks and proper dosage:

Amaryl

If you have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, you may be prescribed Amaryl. Amaryl is a sulfonylurea medication used to lower blood sugar.

Glucotrol

Glucotrol is a medication in the sulfonylurea class of drugs that can help maintain blood sugar levels in those with Type 2 diabetes.

Glynase

Glynase (glyburide) is a sulfonylurea medication that is used to help lower blood sugar levels in people with Type 2 diabetes.

Metformin

Metformin is the generic name of a drug used to lower blood sugar in people with diabetes. Metformin belongs to the biguanide class of drugs.

Onglyza

If you are working to control your blood sugar due to Type 2 diabetes, your doctor may recommend the oral medication Onglyza. Our Pharmacist reviews

Starlix

If you have Type 2 diabetes, your doctor may prescribe Starlix. Starlix is a meglitinide analog medication that works to lower blood glucose levels.

Tradjenta

If you are being treated for Type 2 diabetes, your doctor may prescribe Tradjenta. Tradjenta, also called linagliptin, works to lower blood sugar.