diabetes drugs

Once-daily diabetes drug approvedFDA approved 10 mg dapagliflozin and 5 mg saxagliptin (Qtern, AstraZeneca), to treat type 2 diabetes.
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New diabetes combo drug available soonA new combination drug for type 2 diabetes will available in the US in the coming months.
New drug indication could net more than $1 billionFDA’s approval of a new indication for empagliflozin (Jardiance, Eli Lilly and Boehringer Ingelheim) could net the pharmaceutical manufacturers more than $1 billion.
Invokamet extended-release approved for diabetesFDA recently approved an expanded use for Invokamet (Janssen): Invokamet XR, an extended-release combination drug to treat type 2 diabetes. The original Invokamet was approved by FDA in 2014.
New diabetes drug up against leading brandsFDA approved lixisenatide (Adlyxin, Sanofi-Aventis), a once-daily mealtime GLP-1 receptor agonist injection for type 2 diabetes, which will compete against the once-weekly pen dulaglutide (Trulicity, Eli Lilly) and the injectable liraglutide (Victoza, Novo Nordisk).
FDA issues a new warning about popular diabetes drugFDA approves a new indication, then issues strengthened warning about possible effects.
New diabetes drug enters competitive marketIn a major new entry in the diabetes market, FDA just approved linagliptin and metformin hydrochloride extended-release tablets (Jentadueto XR, Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company) to treat type 2 diabetes.
Pharma company keeps pace with rise of diabetesNovo Nordisk’s new diabetes drug production facility in Clayton, N.C., will ensure production capacity for these drugs in the United States for the decade ahead.