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Sodium-Glucose Co-Transporter 2 Inhibitors
SGLT2 inhibitors work by causing glucose to be lost from the bloodstream into the urine. There are three approved medications in this class: Invokana® (canagliflozin), Jardiance® (empagliflozin), and Farxiga™ (dapagliflozin). These medications tend to lower blood pressure and cause a small amount of weight loss, which can often be desirable effects in people with type 2 diabetes.
 
Bile Acid Sequestrants
Often overlooked as a diabetes drug, Welchol® (colesevelam) is a bile acid sequestrant that was initially approved for treating high cholesterol but was later approved for treating type 2 diabetes. It helps to lower both blood sugar and cholesterol levels, which can be very useful in many people with diabetes. The downside is that the usual dosage involves taking six tablets a day. It can also bind with (and therefore interact with) some other drugs.
  
Combination Medications
A variety of combination medications are available, including:
 
 
Common Symptoms of Diabetic Neuropathy

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