Gliptins or dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors are used to lower blood sugar levels to treat diabetes type 2. They work by increasing insulin and suppressing glucagon. These drugs include:

Gliptin Treatment Tied to Higher Risk of Acute Pancreatitis
Data were included from SAVOR-TIMI 53 (saxagliptin), EXAMINE (alogliptin), and TECOS (sitagliptin).
http://m.physiciansbriefing.com/article.htm?CID=0B3F45B2&NFID=P&articleId=715193

Are You Putting Your Heart At Risk While Treating Diabetes With Onglyza?
https://www.forthepeople.com/blog/are-you-putting-your-heart-at-risk-while-treating-diabetes-with-onglyza/

Classes of Medications

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