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which of the following oral drug can be given in type I diabetes also. (PNQ)



A Alpha glucosidase inhibitor

B Sitagliptin

C Meglitinide

D None of the above

Ans. A

Alpha glucosidase inhibitor

Acarbose (alpha-glucosidase inhibitor)

1). Decreases breakdown of starch to sugar in GIT.

2). They are very good drug for post prandial hyperglycemia.

3). S/E Flatulence, abdominal distension/pain, diarrhoea.

4). Then can be given in both type I & type II DM.

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