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in lieu/alternative medicines for type 2 diabaties

VINODM
VINODM

Is metaphormin doze interchangable with galvus(vildagliptin) /jardiace(empaglifiozin) i mean to ask these are not stronger dozes as compared to metaformin.

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ramana42
ramana42Volunteer

Better talk to your doctor.

namaha
namahaAdministrator

Dear Vinodm

As Ramana rightly said you need to consult your Doctor for any change in medication. Please never do any self medication...

All the three medicines as mentioned by you are totally different... for 3 different type of Diabetic condition...

Metformin is an insulin sensitiser....it does not act in pancreas to produce insulin...

Galvus acts on Pancreas to produce insulin...

Jardiace(empaglifiozin) is a sodium Glucose co transporter ( SGLT 2) inhibitor which acts on kidney in such a way that it clears blood Glucose through urine...