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06-01-02-03 Other antidiabetic drugs

Nateglinide
Restricted
Prandial glucose regulator. May offer advantage to patients who require flexibility with mealtimes. Alternative is Repaglinide (although this is not recommended outside the age range 18-75 years).

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Pioglitazone
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See prescribing points.
Link  MHRA advice: Pioglitazone and risk of bladder cancer
 

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Xultophy®
Restricted
Liraglutide plus Degludec insulin
Specialist diabetology initiation at UHL
Primary care initiation conditional on appropriate competency. Otherwise simple amber
Link  Leicestershire Evaluation: Insulin Ideglira in Diabetes
 

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Acarbose
Non Formulary

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Alogliptin + Metformin  Viptomet®
Non Formulary

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Saxagliptin Onglyza®
Non Formulary
Patients already on treatment may continue

Non Formulary status agreed as part of rationalisation of product choices

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Vildagliptin Galvas®
Non Formulary

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Vildagliptin/metformin Eucreas®
Non Formulary

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