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 Formulary Chapter 6: Endocrine system - Full Chapter
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06.01.02.03  Expand sub section  Other antidiabetic drugs
06.01.02.03  Expand sub section  DPP-4 inhibitors
06.01.02.03  Expand sub section  Alpha glucosidase inhibitors
06.01.02.03  Expand sub section  GLP-1 mimetics
06.01.02.03  Expand sub section  DPP4 inhibitors (gliptins) to top
06.01.02.03  Expand sub section  SGLT2 inhibitors
06.01.02.03  Expand sub section  GLP1 agonists
06.01.02.03  Expand sub section  Meglitinides
06.01.02.03  Expand sub section  SGL2 inhibitors
06.01.02.03  Expand sub section  Other to top
Acarbose (Glucobay®)
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Consider acarbose for a person unable to use other oral glucose lowering medications 
   
Pioglitazone (Actos®)
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Use in accordance with NICE NG28. 
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06.01.02.03  Expand sub section  Thiazolidinediones
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Cytotoxic Drug
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High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine
Cancer Drugs Fund
Cancer Drugs Fund
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Homecare
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