Baker's Exam 3: Diabetes Medications

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Baker's Exam 3: Diabetes Medications
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2011-12-08 23:07:37
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Dental Therapeutics
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Diabetes Medications
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  1. What mechanism category are: Glimepride, Glipizide, and Glyburide?
    2nd Generation Sulfonylureas ("g" drugs)
  2. What mechanism category are: Acarbose and Miglitol?
    Alpha-Glucosidase Inhibitors
  3. What mechanism category are: Pioglitazone and Rosiglitazone?
    "Glitazones"
  4. What mechanism category is metformin?
    Biguanide
  5. What mechanism category are: Nateglinide and Repaglinide?
    Meglitinides
  6. What are the common dentally significant adverse effects of Sulfonylureas?
    Can cause hypoglycemia and GI disturbances
  7. What are the common dentally significant adverse effects of Alpha-glucosidase Inhibitors?
    • GI disturbances
    • Flatulence
    • Diarrhea
  8. What are the common dentally significant adverse effects of Meglitinides?
    Can cause hypoglycemia
  9. What does the addition of a second oral drug or insulin indicate?
    More severe diabetes
  10. What is the major tx impact of each diabetes drug category?
    • Sulfonylureas and insulin are the most significant as they can cause the most significant hypoglycemia during dental treatment
    • Sulfonylureas: Hypoglycemia, watch for oral ulcers
    • Alpha-Glucosidase Inhibitors: NO hypoglycemia
    • Glitazones: no hypoglycemia
    • Metglitinides & Biguanides: possible hypoglycemia

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