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Which of the following is a antidiabetic drug? (PNQ)



A Bromocriptine
B Phenytoin

C Ropinirole
D None of the above

Ans. A

Bromocriptine

Recent Advances: Recently Bromocriptine has been approved as an antidiabetic drug. (Ref. Hari-18th ed. Pg-2998)

1). It improves glycemic control and glucose tolerance in obese type 2 diabetic patients.

2). Both reductions in fasting and postprandial plasma glucose levels appear to contribute to the improvement in glucose tolerance.

3). The bromocriptine-induced improvement in glycemic control is associated with enhanced maximally stimulated insulin-mediated glucose disposal.


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