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Glucovance Alternatives

(metformin / glyburide)

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These medications are comparable to Glucovance (metformin / glyburide) or used for similar purposes.

Glucovance
(metformin / glyburide)

Nesina
(alogliptin)

Precose
(acarbose)

Glucophage
(metformin)

Januvia
(sitagliptin)

Metaglip
(metformin / glipizide)

Byetta
(exenatide)

Actos
(pioglitazone)

Glucotrol
(glipizide)

Diabeta
(glyburide)

Lowers blood sugar. Glucovance (Metformin / Glyburide) is a very effective combo medication to lower blood sugar when taking one medication alone isn't enough. It's likely to cause diarrhea for the first few weeks, and you can’t drink much alcohol.Lowers your blood sugar. alogliptin is a good add-on treatment if your blood sugar is still too high, but you don't want to use an injectable medicine.Coming soon.Lowers blood sugar. Glucophage (metformin) is the first choice medicine to control your blood sugar and lower the risk of death from diabetes, although a few people may not tolerate the stomach side effects.Lowers your blood sugar. Januvia (sitagliptin) is a good add-on treatment if your blood sugars are not controlled and you don't want to use an injectable medicine.Coming soon.Lowers blood sugar. Byetta (Exenatide) can lower your blood sugars in addition to metformin. It does not increase your appetite unlike some other anti-diabetics, but must be given by injection and usually causes upset stomach.Lowers blood sugar. Actos (Pioglitazone) is a last-choice blood sugar-lowering medicine since it's only moderately effective but has a lot of undesirable side effects.Lowers blood sugar. Glucotrol (Glipizide) is a very effective oral blood sugar-lowering medicine. It can cause low blood sugar, so make sure you know what the symptoms are and always have a source of sugar nearby.Lowers blood sugar. Diabeta (glyburide) is a good oral anti-diabetic medicine, but can cause hypoglycemia or low blood sugar.
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Reviews for Glucovance (metformin / glyburide)
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Reviews for Nesina (alogliptin)
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+100% better vs. Glucovance (metformin / glyburide)
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Reviews for Precose (acarbose)
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+100% better vs. Glucovance (metformin / glyburide)
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Reviews for Glucophage (metformin)
65%
+65% better vs. Glucovance (metformin / glyburide)
46%
+46% better vs. Glucovance (metformin / glyburide)
16%
-16% worse vs. Glucovance (metformin / glyburide)
938 reviews
Have you used Glucophage (metformin)?
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Reviews for Januvia (sitagliptin)
44%
+44% better vs. Glucovance (metformin / glyburide)
34%
+34% better vs. Glucovance (metformin / glyburide)
17%
-17% worse vs. Glucovance (metformin / glyburide)
143 reviews
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Reviews for Metaglip (metformin / glipizide)
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Reviews for Byetta (exenatide)
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+50% better vs. Glucovance (metformin / glyburide)
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+50% better vs. Glucovance (metformin / glyburide)
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Reviews for Actos (pioglitazone)
42%
+42% better vs. Glucovance (metformin / glyburide)
30%
+30% better vs. Glucovance (metformin / glyburide)
21%
-21% worse vs. Glucovance (metformin / glyburide)
175 reviews
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Reviews for Glucotrol (glipizide)
50%
+50% better vs. Glucovance (metformin / glyburide)
32%
+32% better vs. Glucovance (metformin / glyburide)
19%
-19% worse vs. Glucovance (metformin / glyburide)
332 reviews
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Reviews for Diabeta (glyburide)
45%
+45% better vs. Glucovance (metformin / glyburide)
34%
+34% better vs. Glucovance (metformin / glyburide)
21%
-21% worse vs. Glucovance (metformin / glyburide)
110 reviews
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Side effects
GlucovanceNesinaPrecosemetforminJanuviaMetaglipByettaActosGlucotrolglyburide
  • Upper respiratory infection 3%
  • Diarrhea 11%
  • Nausea/vomiting 2%
  • Abdominal pain 3%
  • Dizziness 2%
  • Gi side effects 8%
  • Low blood sugar 8%
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We haven’t found good data for Nesina side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Nesina »

We haven’t found good data for Precose side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Precose »
  • Diarrhea 41%
  • Nausea/vomiting 18%
  • Gas 6%
  • Weakness 3%
  • Indigestion 3%
  • Stomach pain 1%
  • Headache 1%
More metformin side effects »
  • Common cold 2%
  • Diarrhea 1%
  • Upper respiratory infection 3%
  • Headache 1%
More Januvia side effects »

We haven’t found good data for Metaglip side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Metaglip »
  • Low blood sugar 11%
  • Nausea 33%
  • Diarrhea 10%
  • Vomiting 14%
  • Headache 10%
  • Constipation 8%
  • Indigestion 5%
  • Weakness 4%
  • Abdominal swelling 3%
  • Loss of appetite 3%
More Byetta side effects »
  • Swelling due to excess fluid 11%
  • Low blood sugar 8%
  • Ear, nose, or throat infection 4%
  • Headache 2%
  • Cardiac failure 2%
  • Back pain 1%
  • Sinus inflammation 1%
  • Muscle pain 2%
More Actos side effects »
  • Dizziness 1%
  • Diarrhea 5%
  • Nervousness 1%
  • Tremor 4%
  • Passing gas 2%
  • Drowsiness 2%
More Glucotrol side effects »
  • Nausea and heartburn 2%
  • Skin allergies 2%
More glyburide side effects »
How it works
GlucovanceNesinaPrecosemetforminJanuviaMetaglipByettaActosGlucotrolglyburide
Glucovance (Metformin / Glyburide) is a combination medication for diabetes. Metformin lowers sugar (glucose) production in your body, decreases the amount of glucose getting into your blood, and makes your body more sensitive to insulin. Glyburide helps your body make more insulin to lower blood sugar.alogliptin is an anti-diabetic drug. It improves your body's ability to use insulin to lower your blood sugar.Coming soon.Glucophage (metformin) is an anti-diabetic drug. It lowers the amount of sugar your body makes or absorbs, and allows your body use the existing insulin better.Januvia (sitagliptin) is an anti-diabetic drug that enhances your body's release of insulin.Coming soon.Byetta (Exenatide) enhances the release of insulin in your gut and pancreas to lower your blood sugar.Actos (Pioglitazone) is an anti-diabetic drug. It improves your body's ability to use insulin to lower your blood sugar.Glucotrol (Glipizide) is an anti-diabetic drug. It stimulates your body to make more insulin to lower blood sugar.Diabeta (glyburide) stimulates your body to release insulin and lower blood sugar.
Type of medication
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Available as
GlucovanceNesinaPrecosemetforminJanuviaMetaglipByettaActosGlucotrolglyburide
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Extended release pill
  • Liquid
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Injection
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Extended release
  • Pill
Used for
GlucovanceNesinaPrecosemetforminJanuviaMetaglipByettaActosGlucotrolglyburide
  • Diabetes Mellitus Type 2
  • Diabetes Mellitus Type 2
  • Diabetes Mellitus Type 2
Risk factors for serious side effects
GlucovanceNesinaPrecosemetforminJanuviaMetaglipByettaActosGlucotrolglyburide
  • Kidney problems
  • Liver problems
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Using contrast dye for procedures
  • Surgery
Detailed Glucovance (metformin / glyburide) risks & warnings »
    Detailed Nesina (alogliptin) risks & warnings »
      Coming soon.
      • Kidney problems
      • Liver problems
      • Congestive heart failure
      • Using contrast dye for procedures
      • Surgery
      Detailed Glucophage (metformin) risks & warnings »
      • History of pancreatitis
      • High blood triglyceride levels
      • Gallstones (stones in gallbladder)
      • History of alchoholism
      • Kidney problems
      Detailed Januvia (sitagliptin) risks & warnings »
        Coming soon.
        • Severe renal impairment
        • End-stage renal disease
        • Severe gastrointestinal disease
        • Gastroparesis
        Detailed Byetta (exenatide) risks & warnings »
        • Heart failure diagnosis
        • Current liver problems
        • Female
        Detailed Actos (pioglitazone) risks & warnings »
        • Use of other blood sugar lowering medicines
        • Alcohol
        • Intense physical activity
        • History of sulfa allergies
        Detailed Glucotrol (glipizide) risks & warnings »
        • Over age 65
        • Kidney problems
        • Use of other blood sugar lowering medicines
        • Alcohol
        • Intense physical activity
        Detailed Diabeta (glyburide) risks & warnings »
        Pregnancy

        Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.

        Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.

        Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.

        Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.

        Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.

        Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

        Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

        Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

        Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

        Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

        Alcohol
        GlucovanceNesinaPrecosemetforminJanuviaMetaglipByettaActosGlucotrolglyburide
        • Can't drink excessive amounts of alcohol or “binge drink” while taking this.
        • Try limiting the amount of alcohol you drink while taking this medication.
        No alcohol related info.No alcohol related info.
        • Excessive or chronic alcohol use can increase the risk of a dangerous side effect.
        • Limit or avoid alcohol when taking this medicine.
        No alcohol related info.No alcohol related info.No alcohol related info.No alcohol related info.
        • Avoid drinking alcohol.
        • Try to avoid drinking alcohol while on Diabeta (glyburide).
        Food
        GlucovanceNesinaPrecosemetforminJanuviaMetaglipByettaActosGlucotrolglyburide
        No food related info.No food related info.No food related info.
        • Always take it with food to lessen stomach upset.
        • Take once a day in the morning with or without food.
        No food related info.No food related info.No food related info.
        • Food can cause unpredictable effects of the immediate-release version of Glipizide, so you have to take it at least 30 minutes before a meal.
        • Eat regular, balanced meals to avoid low blood sugar.
        • Eat well-balanced meals to avoid low blood sugar.
        Kidneys and liver
        GlucovanceNesinaPrecosemetforminJanuviaMetaglipByettaActosGlucotrolglyburide
        • People with poor kidney function can't use Glucovance (Metformin / Glyburide).
        • Glucovance (Metformin / Glyburide) can cause lactic acidosis, a rare but life-threatening condition. Symptoms include deep and rapid breathing, nausea, vomiting, and stomach pain. This is a medical emergency and you should get help right away. Baseline blood work for kidney and liver function are helpful to see if you can use Glucovance (Metformin / Glyburide). It may not be a good choice for people with kidney problems. Glucovance (Metformin / Glyburide) should be stopped 48 hours before and/or after surgery or procedure that'll use contrast dye.
        No kidneys and liver related info.No kidneys and liver related info.
        • Usually not a good choice for people with kidney problems. Your doctor will tell you if Glucophage (metformin) is right for you to take.
        • Glucophage (metformin) can cause this rare life-threatening condition. Your doctor will check your kidneys and liver before you start. Symptoms include deep and rapid breathing, nausea, vomiting, and stomach pain. This is a medical emergency and you should get help right away. You're more likely to get this if you already have kidney problems. Glucophage (metformin) should be stopped 48 hours before and after surgery or any imaging procedure needing contrast dye.
        • Januvia (sitagliptin) can worsen kidney problems. Your doctor may check your kidney function before and during treatment. Your doctor may have to adjust the dose or stop this medicine based on changes in kidney function.
        No kidneys and liver related info.
        • If you have severe kidney or liver problems, you should not take Byetta (Exenatide). Talk to your doctor about testing your kidneys before starting Byetta (Exenatide). People taking medications that are damaging to kidneys such as ACE inhibitors, NSAIDs or diuretics in addition to Byetta (Exenatide) may notice nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.
        No kidneys and liver related info.
        • Might be a better choice for people with kidney problems compared to similar drugs because Glipizide isn't processed by the kidneys.
        • Not ideal for elderly or those with poor kidney function.
        Pain
        GlucovanceNesinaPrecosemetforminJanuviaMetaglipByettaActosGlucotrolglyburide
        No pain related info.No pain related info.No pain related info.No pain related info.
        • Tell your doctor right away if you have severe stomach pain, nausea, and/or vomiting. These are symptoms of pancreatitis.
        No pain related info.
        • Using Byetta (Exenatide) has been associated with stomach pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. If you have severe gastrointestinal disease such as Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis, you should talk to your doctor about using a different medicine for diabetes. You should not use Byetta (Exenatide) if you have gastroparesis, a condition that causes slow or irregular digestion. Gastroparesis can be common for people that have had uncontrolled diabetes for a while.
        No pain related info.No pain related info.No pain related info.
        Weight
        GlucovanceNesinaPrecosemetforminJanuviaMetaglipByettaActosGlucotrolglyburide
        • Can cause some weight gain.
        No weight related info.No weight related info.
        • Doesn't cause weight gain.
        • It is less likely to cause weight gain and low blood sugar compared to other diabetes medicines.
        No weight related info.No weight related info.
        • More likely to cause weight gain (2 to 6 pounds or more) compared to other blood sugar-lowering medicines.
        • Can cause weight gain, headache, and fluid retention.
        • Can cause mild weight gain (2 to 3 pounds).
        • Can cause weight gain, dizziness, or stomach upset.
        • Can cause weight gain (about 2 to 3 pounds).
        • Can cause weight gain, dizziness, or stomach upset.
        Upsides and benefits
        GlucovanceNesinaPrecosemetforminJanuviaMetaglipByettaActosGlucotrolglyburide
        • A combination medication that lowers your blood sugar in multiple ways. It's used by people who need tighter control of their blood sugar.
        • Can greatly lower A1c levels. The Hemoglobin A1c test measures your average blood sugar levels over the last few months.
        • Prevents harmful effects of high blood sugar levels on your organs and blood vessels.
        • Also lowers certain lipid (fat and cholesterol) levels.
        • Oral blood sugar-lowering medicine.
        • Lowers A1c levels by around 1%. (Hemoglobin A1c measures your average blood sugar over time.)
        • Prevents the harmful effects of high sugar levels on your organs and blood vessels.
        • Rarely causes low blood sugar.
        • Patients taking alogliptin had less cold symptoms than patients taking Januvia.
        Coming soon
        • Improves sugar control and lowers A1c levels as much as 2%.
        • One of the few diabetes medicines that lowers the risk of death from diabetes-related complications.
        • Doesn't cause weight gain.
        • Rarely causes low blood sugar.
        • Oral blood sugar-lowering medicine.
        • Januvia (sitagliptin) is not linked to worsening heart failure like other medicines in its class.
        • Uses the hormones naturally produced by your body to affect how sugar is processed.
        • It is less likely to cause weight gain and low blood sugar compared to other diabetes medicines.
        Coming soon
        • Can lower your A1c (average blood sugar over time) by 1%.
        • Not as likely to cause very low blood sugar as glyburine or insulin.
        • Does not increase your appetite like other anti-diabetic medicines.
        • Pen is dialed to a single dose for easy injections.
        • Oral blood sugar-lowering medicine.
        • Lowers A1c levels by around 1%. (Hemoglobin A1c measures your average blood sugar over time.)
        • Prevents the harmful effects of high sugar levels on your organs and blood vessels.
        • Rarely causes low blood sugar.
        • Oral blood sugar-lowering medicine.
        • Lowers A1c levels by 1-2%. (Hemoglobin A1c measures your average blood sugar over time.)
        • Prevents the harmful effects of high sugar levels on your organs and blood vessels.
        • Might be a better choice for people with kidney problems compared to similar drugs because Glipizide isn't processed by the kidneys.
        • One of the least expensive diabetes medicines.
        • Available as an oral tablet.
        • Lowers your A1c (average blood sugar over time) up to 2%.
        • Available in generic version.
        • Available in single pill combination with other anti-diabetic medicines.
        Downsides and risks
        GlucovanceNesinaPrecosemetforminJanuviaMetaglipByettaActosGlucotrolglyburide
        • There's a higher risk of low blood sugar episodes than with other kinds of oral diabetes medications.
        • Most people will have nausea, stomach upset, or diarrhea in the first few weeks. You can lower these symptoms if you take it on a full stomach.
        • People with poor kidney function can't use Glucovance (Metformin / Glyburide).
        • Can't drink excessive amounts of alcohol or “binge drink” while taking this.
        • Can cause some weight gain.
        • Not as strong as other diabetes medicines. Your doctor might add it to your blood sugar-lowering regimen if your sugar levels are still too high.
        • Likely expensive since there's no generic version available.
        • Some people might get frequent throat infections or nasal congestion.
        Coming soon
        • Often causes stomach upset, like diarrhea, nausea, gas, or stomach cramping.
        • Usually not a good choice for people with kidney problems. Your doctor will tell you if Glucophage (metformin) is right for you to take.
        • Excessive or chronic alcohol use can increase the risk of a dangerous side effect.
        • Lowers A1c (average blood sugar over time) by less than 1%.
        • Available as brand version only.
        • Some people might get frequent cold-like symptoms.
        • Rare but serious side effects include pancreatitis and severe joint pain.
        Coming soon
        • Byetta (Exenatide) must be injected twice a day. Other medicines like it can be injected once daily or even weekly.
        • It commonly causes nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, or indigestion.
        • Can affect how well your antibiotics and birth control pills work. Take them no sooner than one hour after your injections.
        • May take several weeks to lower blood sugar.
        • You have to check your blood sugar regularly with this medicine.
        • Has more side effects than similar medicines, so it's usually not the first choice for new Type 2 diabetes patients.
        • More likely to cause weight gain (2 to 6 pounds or more) compared to other blood sugar-lowering medicines.
        • Up to 1 in 10 people might get fluid retention (edema), ranging from mild ankle swelling to severe swelling in the lungs that makes it hard to breathe. People with severe congestive heart failure shouldn't use Actos.
        • Raises the risk of bone fractures, especially for people who already have a risk for fractures.
        • Slightly raises the risk of bladder cancer.
        • Higher risk of low blood sugar episodes than other kinds of oral diabetes medicines.
        • You have to check your blood sugar 2 to 5 times a week (less often once you are on a stable dose).
        • Can cause mild weight gain (2 to 3 pounds).
        • Loses effectiveness over time or as your body stops making insulin.
        • Food can cause unpredictable effects of the immediate-release version of Glipizide, so you have to take it at least 30 minutes before a meal.
        • More likely to cause hypoglycemia or low blood sugar than other types of oral anti-diabetics.
        • You will have to check your blood sugar often when you first start taking it.
        • Can cause weight gain (about 2 to 3 pounds).
        • Not ideal for elderly or those with poor kidney function.
        • May not work as well for those with severe diabetes and when pancreas cannot produce insulin.
        Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
        GlucovanceNesinaPrecosemetforminJanuviaMetaglipByettaActosGlucotrolglyburide
        • Can cause upset stomach, nausea, and diarrhea in the first couple of weeks.
        • Works best if you take it 30 minutes before a meal, usually your first big meal of the day.
        • Tell your doctor about any deep or rapid breathing, persistent nausea, vomiting, or stomach pain.
        • Try limiting the amount of alcohol you drink while taking this medication.
        • Check your blood sugar regularly.
        • Can cause headache and cold-like symptoms.
        • Tell your doctor about any mental confusion, persistent abdominal pain, dark urine, yellowing of eyes/skin, or easy bruising.
        • Can be expensive depending on insurance coverage.
        • Check your blood sugar regularly.
        Coming soon
        • Can cause upset stomach with nausea and especially diarrhea in the first couple of weeks.
        • Always take it with food to lessen stomach upset.
        • Stay hydrated.
        • Limit or avoid alcohol when taking this medicine.
        • Tell your doctor about any deep or rapid breathing, or persistent nausea, vomiting, and stomach pain.
        • Check your blood sugar regularly.
        • Take once a day in the morning with or without food.
        • Can cause headache and cold-like symptoms.
        • Tell your doctor right away if you have severe stomach pain, nausea, and/or vomiting. These are symptoms of pancreatitis.
        • Tell your doctor right away if you are experiencing severe joint pain.
        • Check your blood sugar regularly to check for low blood sugar.
        Coming soon
        • Inject into your belly, thighs, or upper arms within an hour of your main meals.
        • Store unused pens in the refrigerator.
        • After first use, pens can be kept at room temperature for 30 days.
        • Change the needle and prime the pen every time you inject.
        • If you're also on insulin, don't inject into the same site.
        • Best to check your blood sugar once a day to make sure your medicine is working properly.
        • Takes several weeks to see full effect on blood sugar control.
        • Can cause weight gain, headache, and fluid retention.
        • Tell your doctor about any mental confusion, persistent abdominal pain, dark urine, yellowing of eyes/skin, or easy bruising.
        • Not recommended for patients with certain heart problems.
        • Check your blood sugar regularly.
        • Works best if you take it 30 minutes before a meal, usually your first big meal of the day.
        • Can cause weight gain, dizziness, or stomach upset.
        • Avoid drinking alcohol.
        • Eat regular, balanced meals to avoid low blood sugar.
        • Check your blood sugar regularly.
        • Check your blood sugar regularly.
        • Eat well-balanced meals to avoid low blood sugar.
        • Works best if you take it 30 minutes before first main meal of the day.
        • Can cause weight gain, dizziness, or stomach upset.
        • Try to avoid drinking alcohol while on Diabeta (glyburide).
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        More about GlucovanceSide effectsAlternativesFDA package insert
        Have you used Glucovance (metformin / glyburide)?
        Worth itNot sureNot worth it
        More about NesinaSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
        Have you used Nesina (alogliptin)?
        Worth itNot sureNot worth it
        More about PrecoseSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
        Have you used Precose (acarbose)?
        Worth itNot sureNot worth it
        More about metforminSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
        Have you used Glucophage (metformin)?
        Worth itNot sureNot worth it
        More about JanuviaSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
        Have you used Januvia (sitagliptin)?
        Worth itNot sureNot worth it
        More about MetaglipSide effectsFDA package insert
        Have you used Metaglip (metformin / glipizide)?
        Worth itNot sureNot worth it
        More about ByettaSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
        Have you used Byetta (exenatide)?
        Worth itNot sureNot worth it
        More about ActosSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
        Have you used Actos (pioglitazone)?
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