DM drug doses

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DM drug doses
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2011-07-18 16:15:09
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  1. What's typical starting dose of Metformin? How to increase? What's the max dose?
    • Starting: 500 mg qd-BID or 850 mg PO qd
    • Iccrease: 500 mg qw or 850 q2wk.
    • Max: 2550 mg QD
  2. What dosage forms does Glucophage come in? Glucophage XR?
    • Regular: 500mg, 850 mg, 1000 mg
    • XR: 500 mg, 750 mg
  3. What's typical starting dose of Saxagliptin? What forms?
    • Onglyza
    • Dose/forms: 2.5 or 5 mg QD
    • 2.5 only for Crcl <50
  4. What's typical starting dose of Sitagliptin? What forms?
    With food or not?
    • Januvia
    • Dose: 100 mg PO QD,
    • CrCl 30-50: 50 mg QD, if CrCl < 30, take 25 mg QD
    • Forms: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg
    • W/ or w/o food.

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