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Insulin Secretagogues

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Insulin Secretagogues  

It Stimulate insulin release from B cells by blocking of ATP-sensitive K channels resulting in depolarization and calcium influx (Hence, it is not effective in totally insulin-deficient type-1 Diabetes  patient.

Classification  of Insulin Secretagogues

Sulfonylureas

  • Tolbutamide
  • Glibenclamide
  • Gliclazide
  • Glipizide
  • Glimepiride

 Meglitinides

  • Repaglinide
    Nateglinide