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Volume : 8, Issue : 3, Year : 2021
Article Page : 205-207
Aim: This study aimed to assess effectiveness and safety of Evogliptin 5 mg in patients with T2DM who were prescribed Evogliptin alone or with other oral hypoglycemic agents in real world scenario.
Materials and Methods: Overall 20 patients who received Evogliptin as routine clinical practice in management of T2DM were analyzed retrospectively from single center. Data collected from past medical records. Primary endpoint was mean changes in HbA1c from baseline to weeks 24 and secondary endpoints were Change in HbA1c from baseline to weeks 12 Change from baseline in FPG & PPG at weeks 12 & 24.
Results: Significant reduction in HbA1c at the end of 12 and 24 weeks of Evogliptin therapy was - 0.9% and -1.45% respectively from the baseline of HbA1c 8.6% (p value <0> At the end of 12 and 24 weeks of addition of Evogliptin, significant reduction in FBG were seen i.e -49.5 mg/dl and -90.7mg/dl respectively from base line of 182 mg/dl and reduction in PPG was -79.4mg/dl and -116.6mg/dl respectively from base line 277 mg/dl (p value <0> Conclusion: Evogliptin was found to be effective when added to the patients who were uncontrolled on dual / triple oral anti-diabetic medications and even in treatment naïve patient. It effectively showed reduction in HbA1c, FBG and PPG and the end of 12 and 24 weeks when added to existing anti-diabetic medications & well tolerated in type 2 diabetes Indian patients.
Limitations: Small sample size and retrospective study
Keywords: PPG, FBG, DPP-4, T2DM
How to cite : Trailokya A, Aiwale A, Pawar R, Erande S, Retrospective, observational study on usage of evogliptin in T2DM patients: A real-World experience in Indian patients. Indian J Pharm Pharmacol 2021;8(3):205-207
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