Fixed-dose combinations for treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

  title={Fixed-dose combinations for treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Lawrence Blonde and Zinnia T San Juan},
  journal={Advances in therapy},
  volume={29 1},
INTRODUCTION Combining antihyperglycemic agents with complementary mechanisms of action is a cornerstone of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) management. Although several fixed-dose combinations (FDCs) are available, representing standard types of combination therapy in T2DM, use of these products has been limited. METHODS To address the likely concerns of prescribers and patients regarding the use of FDCs in the treatment of T2DM, literature searches were performed to ascertain the… CONTINUE READING