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Alogliptin

alogliptin
Alogliptin is used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Alogliptin is sometimes used in combination with other diabetes medications. Alogliptin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
alogliptin
DRUG TYPE
dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitors

Frequently Asked Questions

Alogliptin can cause serious side effects on your heart or pancreas, especially if you have ever had similar problems, or if you have kidney or liver disease.

Call your doctor right away if you have: signs of pancreatitis--severe pain in your upper stomach spreading to your back; or signs of heart failure--shortness of breath while lying down, weight gain, swelling in your legs or feet.

This medicine is not for treating type 1 diabetes.

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