Vildagliptin in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

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Abstract

Novel therapeutic approaches are continuously being researched in type 2 diabetes. The incretin class of anti-diabetic agents, consisting of glucagon-like peptide-1 agonists and dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors, has already found an important place in the current guidelines. Vildagliptin is a potent dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor, with numerous trials in type 2 diabetes treatment, both in monotherapy and in combination therapy. This review focuses on vildagliptin pharmacological properties, clinical efficacy and safety, and pharmacoeconomic data.

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