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Diabetes Mellitus

There are multiple types of Diabetes Mellitus. Learn about medications used to treat, prevent, diagnose Diabetes Mellitus.

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There are 63 Medications that may be used to treat diabetes mellitus.

There are 10 Medications that may help prevent diabetes mellitus (NIH).

There are 17 Medications that should be avoided if you have diabetes mellitus. If you have diabetes mellitus and are taking one of these medications, speak to your healthcare professional.

Medications that are taken in attempt to prevent Diabetes Mellitus


There are 10 Medications that may help prevent diabetes mellitus (NIH).

benazepril

Benazepril is classified as an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor. Benazepril, which is in the more commonly known brands Lotensin, Lotensin HCT and Lotrel, may be used to prevent Diabetes Mellitus.

Captopril

Captopril is classified as an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor. Captopril is more commonly known as the brand Capoten.

Enalapril

Enalapril is classified as an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor. Enalapril, which is in the more commonly known brands Epaned, Vaseretic and Vasotec, may be used to prevent Diabetes Mellitus.

Fosinopril

Fosinopril is classified as an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor. Fosinopril is more commonly known as the brand Monopril.

Lisinopril

Lisinopril is included in 5 brands sold in the US including Prinivil, Prinzide and Qbrelis.

moexipril

Moexipril, commonly known by the brand names Uniretic and Univasc, may be used to prevent Diabetes Mellitus.

Perindopril

Perindopril is classified as an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor. Perindopril, commonly known by the brand names Aceon and Prestalia, may be used to prevent Diabetes Mellitus.

quinapril

Quinapril is classified as an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor. Quinapril, commonly known by the brand names Accupril and Accuretic, may be used to prevent Diabetes Mellitus.

Ramipril

Ramipril is classified as an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor. Ramipril is more commonly known as the brand Altace.

trandolapril

Trandolapril is classified as an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor. Trandolapril, commonly known by the brand names Mavik and Tarka, may be used to prevent Diabetes Mellitus.

Medications that should be avoided if you have Diabetes Mellitus


There are 17 Medications that should be avoided if you have diabetes mellitus. If you have diabetes mellitus and are taking one of these medications, speak to your healthcare professional.

Acarbose

Acarbose is classified as an alpha-Glucosidase Inhibitor. Acarbose is more commonly known as the brand Precose.

Amiloride

Amiloride is classified as a Potassium-sparing Diuretic. Amiloride is more commonly known as the brand Midamor.

Chlorpropamide

Chlorpropamide is classified as a Sulfonylurea.

Desogestrel

Desogestrel is classified as a Progestin.

ethynodiol

Ethynodiol is classified as a Progestin.

exenatide

Exenatide is classified as a GLP-1 Receptor Agonist. Exenatide, known by the brand names Bydureon and Byetta, should be avoided or used under the guidance of a physician for individuals with Diabetes Mellitus.

glimepiride

Glimepiride is classified as a Sulfonylurea. Glimepiride, which is in the more commonly known brands Amaryl, Avandaryl and Duetact, should be avoided or used under the guidance of a physician for individuals with Diabetes Mellitus.

Glipizide

Glipizide is classified as a Sulfonylurea. Glipizide, known by the brand names Glucotrol and Metaglip, should be avoided or used under the guidance of a physician for individuals with Diabetes Mellitus.

Glyburide

Glyburide is classified as a Sulfonylurea. Glyburide, which is in the more commonly known brands Diabeta, Glucovance and Glynase, should be avoided or used under the guidance of a physician for individuals with Diabetes Mellitus.

magnesium citrate

Magnesium Citrate, which is in the more commonly known brands Citroma, Ez2go Stimu-Lax Powder and Max Lax, should be avoided or used under the guidance of a physician for individuals with Diabetes Mellitus.