Rapid Rx Quiz: Diabetes Drugs

Mary L. Windle, PharmD


May 13, 2022

Dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors such as sitagliptin are intended for use as monotherapy or in combination with metformin or a thiazolidinedione in patients with T2D as an adjunct to diet and exercise. Sitagliptin should not be used in patients with type 1 diabetes. It has not been studied in patients with a history of pancreatitis who may be at increased risk while using sitagliptin. Heart failure has been observed with other DPP-4 inhibitors.

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