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