Saxagliptin Impurities

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Saxagliptin is used to treat high blood sugar (glucose) levels in type 2 diabetes patients, along with a healthy diet and exercise.

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What is saxagliptin used for?

Saxagliptin is used to treat high blood sugar (glucose) levels in type 2 diabetes patients, along with a healthy diet and exercise. Saxagliptin lowers blood sugar levels by stimulating the pancreas to produce more insulin. When there is too much sugar in the blood, it also tells the liver to cease generating sugar.

What class of medication is saxagliptin?

Onglyza (saxagliptin) is a DPP-4 inhibitor that raises the amount of insulin produced by your body.

What is the mechanism of action of saxagliptin?

Saxagliptin is a reversible, competitive dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor that was recently authorized for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It works by blocking the breakdown of glucagon-like peptide-1, increasing insulin production while decreasing glucagon secretion.