• While metformin generally is the preferred antidiabetic agent for initial therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists/American College of Endocrinology (AACE/ACE) suggests a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor as one of several alternative antidiabetic agents for initial monotherapy in patients with a contraindication to metformin (e.g., renal disease, hepatic disease, GI intolerance, risk of lactic acidosis). (mailmyprescriptions.com)
  • While metformin generally is the preferred antidiabetic agent for initial therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists/American College of Endocrinology (AACE/ACE) suggests a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor as one of several alternative antidiabetic agents for initial monotherapy in patients with a contraindication to metformin (e.g., renal disease, hepatic disease, GI intolerance, risk of lactic acidosis). (mailmyprescriptions.com)