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  1. sitagliptinnoun

    A particular antihyperglycemic drug


  1. Sitagliptin

    Sitagliptin is an oral antihyperglycemic of the dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor class. It was developed, and is marketed, by Merck & Co. This enzyme-inhibiting drug is used either alone or in combination with other oral antihyperglycemic agents for treatment of diabetes mellitus type 2. The benefit of this medicine is its fewer side effects in the control of blood glucose values. While safety is its advantage, efficacy is often challenged as it is often recommended to be combined with other agents like metformin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sitagliptin in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sitagliptin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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  1. Novo Nordisk:

    The first trial in the programme is planned for initiation in first quarter of 2016 and will investigate the efficacy and safety of once-daily oral semaglutide doses of 3 mg, 7 mg and 14 mg, compared to once-daily oral anti-diabetic sitagliptin dose of 100 mg, the remaining six trials of the PIONEER programme are all expected to be initiated during 2016.

  2. Ameet Hariani:

    This is an interim sort of measure taken by the court, and the decision on the patent of sitagliptin is subject to final orders.

  3. Steven Cragle:

    Merck takes all safety information seriously and we worked closely with The FDA on this request, we are confident in the safety profile of sitagliptin.

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