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Diabetes Drugs & Endocrinology Drugs

Prescription drugs and medicines for conditions relating to hormone-manufacturing glands such as the pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands, as well as the ovary and testis, the placenta, and the pancreas. Studies in this area include: diabetes and diabetes-related disorders, diet and nutrition, hormone-replacement therapy, menopause, obesity, and others.

The list of FDA approved drugs for diabetes and endocrinology appears below. Click any link to view the full drug information.


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Number Of Diabetes Drugs & Endocrinology Drugs: 216

Accretropin (somatropin rDNA Original)
For the treatment of growth failure in pediatrics
Activella (Estradiol/Norethindrone Acetate) Tablets
Combination hormone replacement therapy for the prevention of osteoporosis and other symptoms associated w/postmenopause
Actonel
Treatment for Paget's Disease
ACTOS
Treatment for type II diabetes
Afinitor (everolimus)
For the treatment of advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
Afrezza (insulin human) Inhalation Powder
For the treatment of diabetes mellitus
Aggrenox
Aggrenox (aspirin/extended-release dipyridamole) 25mg/200mg capules for the prevention of recurrence of stroke
Aldurazyme (laronidase)
For the treatment of Mucopolysaccharidosis I (MPS I) in subjects aged 5 to 65
Amaryl (Glimepiride)
Treatment for type II diabetes
Androderm (Testosterone Transdermal System)
Treatment for primary and secondary hypogonadism
AndroGel testosterone gel
For testosterone replacement therapy in males with testosterone deficiency
Arava
Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Aredia (pamidronate disodium for injection)
Treatment for osteolytic bone metastases of breast cancer
Arimidex (anastrozole)
Treatment for advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women
Aromasin Tablets
Exemestane Tablets, 25 mg
Atacand (candesartan cilexetil)
Treatment for hypertension
Atacand (candesartan cilexetil)
For the treatment of hypertension
Atacand (candesartan cilexetil)
Treatment for hypertension
Avandamet (rosiglitazone maleate and metformin HCl)
For improvement of glycemic control in type 2 diabetes patients
Avandia (rosiglitazone maleate)
Treatment for type II diabetes mellitus
Aveed (testosterone undecanoate) injection
For the treatment of hypogonadism
Baycol (cerivastatin sodium)
Treatment for high cholesterol
Belviq (lorcaserin hydrochloride)
For the chronic management of weight loss
Benicar
Oral tablet for the treatment of hypertension
BiDil (isosorbide dinitrate/hydralazine hydrochloride)
For the treatment of heart failure in black patients
Bio-T-Gel (testosterone gel)
For the treatment of hypogonadism
Bravelle (urofollitropin for injection, purified)
Human-derived follicle-stimulating hormone (hFSH) for use in ovulation induction for the treatment of infertility.
Brisdelle (low-dose paroxetine mesylate)
For the treatment of vasomotor symptoms of menopause
Bydureon (exenatide extended-release for injectable suspension)
For the improvement of glycemic control in adults with type II diabetes mellitus
Byetta (exenatide)
For the adjunctive treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Campath
Injectable treatment of B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia
Campostar
Treatment for metastatic colorectal cancer
Captopril and hydrochlorotiazide
Generic equivalent of Capozide
Captopril and hydrochlorotiazide
Treatment for hypertension
CEA-Scan
Diagnostic imaging product for colorectal cancer
Celexa
Treatment for depression
CellCept
Treatment for the prevention of organ rejection inpatients undergoing heart transplants
Cernevit
For the treatment of vitamin deficiency
Cetrotide
For the prevention of premature ovulation in women undergoing controlled ovarian stimulation
Climara
For the prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis (loss of bone mass)
Clomipramine hydrochloride
Generic equivalent of Anafranil
Cometriq (cabozantinib)
For the treatment of metastatic medullary thyroid cancer
Confide
HIV testing and counseling service
Corlopam
Treatment for severe high blood pressure
Covera-HS (verapamil)
Treatment for hypertension and angina
Crinone 8% (progesterone gel)
Treatment for infertile women with pregestone deficiency
Cycloset, bromocriptine mesylate
For the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus
Desmopressin Acetate (DDAVP)
Treatment for central diabetes insipidus
Diltiazem HCL, Extended-Release Capsules
For the reduction of high blood pressure
Diovan (valsartan)
Treatment for hypertension
Diovan (valsartan)
Oral capsules and tablets for the treatment of hypertension
Diovan HCT (valsartan)
Treatment for hypertension
Dostinex Tablets (cabergoline tablets)
Treatment of hyperprolactinemic disorders
Doxil (doxorubicin HCl liposome injection)
Treatment for ovarian cancer that is refractory to other first-line therapies
Duavee (conjugated estrogens/bazedoxifene)
For the treatment of vasomotor symptoms associated with menopause and postmenopausal osteoporosis
DynaCirc CR
Treatment for hypertension
Effexor XR (venlafaxin HCI)
Treatment of depression
Elelyso (taliglucerase alfa)
For the treatment of Gaucher disease
Elestrin (estradiol gel)
For the treatment of vasomotor symptoms associated with menopause
Ellence
epirubicin hydrochloride
Elliotts B Solution (buffered intrathecal electrolyte/dextrose injection)
Treatment of meningeal leukemia or lymphocytic lymphoma
Epivir (lamivudine)
Treatment used in combination with AZT for AIDS/HIV infection
Esclim
Treatment for symptoms associated to Menopause
Estradiol tablets
Generic equivalent of Estrace tablets
Estradiol tablets
Generic equivalent of Estrace
Estratab (.3 mg )
Treatment for the prevention of osteoporosis
Ethyol (amifostine)
Treatment for xerostomia (dry mouth) due to radiation
Ethyol (amifostine)
Treatment to reduce renal toxicity associated with chemotherapy in subjects with advanced ovarian cancer
Etodolac
Generic equivalent of Lodine
Eulexin (flutamide)
Treatment for prostate cancer
Evamist (estradiol)
For the treatment of moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms due to menopause
Evista (raloxifene hydrochloride)
Treatment for the prevention of osteoporosis
Evista (raloxifene hydrochloride)
Osteoporosis treatment
Fabrazyme (agalsidase beta)
For the treatment of Fabry disease in adult patients
Farxiga (dapagliflozin)
For the treatment of type II diabetes
Femara (letrozole)
Treatment for breast cancer
Femara (letrozole)
First-line treatment of postmenopausal women with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer
Femhrt Tablets
Norethindrone acetate (1mg) and ethinyl estradiol tablets (5mcg)
FemPatch
Treatment for menopausal symptoms
Fenofibrate
For the treatment of hyperlipidemia, dyslipidemia and hypertriglyceridemia
Fertinex (urofollitropin for injection, purified)
Treatment for patients undergoing infertility treatments
Forteo (teriparatide)
For the treatment of Osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and men who are at high risk for a fracture.
Fortesta (testosterone gel)
For the treatment of hypogonadism
Fosamax (alendronate sodium)
Treatment for osteoporosis in women after menopause and Paget's Disease of Bone
Gemzar (gemcitabine HCL)
Treatment for pancreatic cancer
Genotropin (somatropin) injection
For the treatment of growth failure in children who were born small for gestational age (SGA)
Genotropin (somatropin) lyophilized powder
Treatment for growth hormone deficiency in adults
Geref (sermorelin acetate for injection)
Treatment for pedicatric growth disorder
Gleevec (imatinib mesylate)
Oral therapy for the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia
Glipizide Tablets
Treatment for diabetes
Glucagon
Treatment for severe hypoglycemia associated with diabetes.
Glucagon
Treatment for severe Hypoglycemia
Glyburide Tablets
Generic version of Glynase PresTab
Glyburide Tablets
Treatment for Diabetes Mellitus (Type II)
Glyburide Tablets
Treatment for blood-glucose lowering
Glyset (miglitol)
Treatment for Type II (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus
Gonal-F (follitropin alfa for injection)
Treatment for infertility
Hectorol (Doxercalciferol) Injection
To reduce iPTH levels in management of secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients undergoing chronic renal dialysis
Herceptin
Treatment for metastatic breast cancer
Humalog (insulin lispro)
Treatment for type I and type II diabetes
Humatrope (somatropin [rDNA origin] for injection)
Treatment for Somatropin Deficiency Syndrome
Hycamtin (topotecan hydrochloride)
Treatment for metastatic ovarian cancer
Increlex (mecasermin)
For the treatment of growth failure due to Primary IGFD
Inform HER-2/neu breast cancer test
Treatment for breast cancer prediction
Invirase (saquinavir)
Treatment for HIV/AIDS
Invokana (canagliflozin)
For the treatment of type II diabetes mellitus
Januvia (sitagliptin phosphate)
For the treatment of type II diabetes
Jentadueto (linagliptin plus metformin hydrochloride)
For the treatment of type II diabetes
Juvisync (sitagliptin and simvastatin)
For the treatment of type II diabetes
Korlym (mifepristone)
For the control of hyperglycemia in adults with endogenous Cushing’s syndrome
Lantus (insulin glargine [rDNA origin] injection)
For the treatment of type I and type II diabetes mellitus in adults and pediatrics
Lantus (insulin glargine [rDNA origin] injection)
For adults and children w/Type 1 diabetes, or adults w/Type 2 diabetes requiring basal insulin to control hyperglycemia
Lescol (fluvastatin sodium)
Treatment for coronary atherosclerosis
Lescol XL (fluvastatin sodium) tablet, extended release
For the use as an adjunct to diet to reduce elevated total cholesterol
Leukine (sargramostim)
Treatment for mobilizing peripheral blood progenitor cells for use after transplantation.
Levo-T (levothyroxine sodium)
Indicated for the treatment of hypothyroidism and the suppression of thyroid stimulating hormone
Levoxyl
Oral therapy for the treatment of hypothyroidism and suppression of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)
Lexxel (enalapril maleate-felodipine ER)
Treatment for hypertension
Lithobid (Lithium Carbonate)
Treatment for manic depression
Lodine (etodolac)
Treatment for rheumatoid arthritis
Lovenox (enoxaparin sodium) Injection
Treatment for deep vein thrombosis
Lucentis (ranibizumab injection)
For the treatment of diabetic macular edema
Lupron Depot (leuprolide acetate for depot suspension)
Treatment for advanced prostate cancer
Makena (hydroxyprogesterone caproate injection)
For the prevention of risk of preterm birth
Marplan Tablets
Treatment of Depression
Mavik (trandolapril)
Treatment for hypertension
MERIDIA
Treatment for obesity
Metaglip (glipizide/metformin HCl)
Oral tablets for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
Miacalcin (calcitonin-salmon) Nasal Spray
Treatment for post-menopausal osteoporosis
Micardis HCT (telmisartan and hydrochlorothiazide)
For the treatment of hypertension
Microzide (hydrochlorothiazide)
Treatment for mild-to moderate hypertension
Mircette
Oral contraceptive
Mirena (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system)
Hormone-releasing system for intrauterine contraception
Naprelan (naproxen sodium)
Treatment for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
Nascobal Gel (Cyanocobalamin, USP)
Treatment for vitamin B-12 deficiency
Natesto, (testosterone) nasal gel
For the treatment of deficiency or absence of endogenous testosterone
Natrecor (nesiritide)
For the treatment of patients with acutely decompensated congestive heart failure
Nesina (alogliptin)
For the treatment of type II diabetes mellitus
Norditropin (somatropin (rDNA origin) for injection)
Treatment of children who have growth failure
NovoLog (insulin aspart)
An insulin analogue for the treatment of diabetes mellitus.
Novolog Mix 70/30
Subcutaneous injection for the control of hyperglycemia, associated with type 1 and 2 diabetes
Novothyrox (levothyroxine sodium)
For the treatment of hypothyroidism and suppression of thyroid-stimulating hormone
Nutropin (somatropin-rDNA origin)
Treatment for growth hormone deficiency
Nutropin (somatropin-rDNA origin)
Treatment that consists of recombinant growth hormone product
Onglyza (saxagliptin)
For the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus
Ortho-Prefest
17 beta estradiol/17 beta estradiol norgestimate tablets
Osphena (ospemifene)
For the treatment of dyspareunia and vulvar and vaginal atrophy due to menopause
Ovidrel (gonadotropin, chorionic human recombinant)
For the induction of final follicular maturation and early luteinization in infertile women
OxyContin (oxycodone HCl controlled-release)
Treatment for pain associated with musculoskeletal conditions
Pindolol
Generic equivalent of Visken
Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate)
Treatment for cardiac atherosclerotic events
Posicor
Treatment for hypertension and chronic stable angina pectoris
Prandin
Treatment for Type II diabetes
Pravachol (pravastatin sodium)
Treatment for cholesterol-lowering
Precose (acarbose)
Treatment for non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
Prempro
Treatment for hormone replacement therapy
Prempro & Premphase (conjugated estrogens/medroxyprogesterone acetate tablets)
Treatment for postmenopausal hormone replacement, postmenopausal osteoporosis
Prinivil or Zestril (Lisinopril)
Treatment for hypertension, heart failure, and acute myocardial infarction
Prograf
Treatment for the prevention of kidney transplant rejection
Prolia (denosumab)
For the treatment of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at high risk for fracture
Prometrium
Treatment for Endometrial Hyperplasia
Proscar
Treatment for complication relating to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
Prozac Weekly (fluoxetine HCl)
For the treatment of depression
Qsymia (phentermine + topiramate extended-release)
For the treatment of chronic weight management
REGRANEX (becaplermin) Gel
Treatment for diabetic foot ulcers
Remeron (Mirtazapine)
Treatment for depression
Remeron SolTab (mirtazapine)
Orally disintegrating tablet for the treatment of depression
Remicade (infliximab)
For inhibiting the progression of structural damage in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
REPRONEX(menotropins for injection, USP)
Generic equivalent of Pergonal
Saizen
Treatment for growth hormone deficiency and Turner Syndrome
Signifor (pasireotide diaspartate)
For the treatment of Cushing's disease
Simulect
Treatment for acute organ transplant rejection
Skelid (tiludronate disodium)
Treatment for Paget’s disease of bone
Somatuline Depot (lanreotide acetate)
For the treatment of acromegaly
Somavert (pegvisomant)
Injectable formulation for the treatment of acromegaly
Supprelin LA (histrelin acetate)
For the treatment of central precocious puberty
Sutent (sunitinib malate)
For the treatment of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
Symlin (pramlintide)
For the treatment of type I and type II diabetes
Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium)
For replacement or supplemental therapy for hypothyroidism and pituitary thyroid stimulating hormone suppression
Tanzeum (albiglutide)
For the treatment of type II diabetes mellitus
Taxotere (Docetaxel)
Treatment for locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer
Testim
External cream for the treatment of male hormone deficiency.
Testoderm TTS CIII
Treatment for testosterone deficiency
Teveten (eprosartan mesylate)
Treatment for hypertension
Tiazac (diltiazem hydrochloride)
Treatment for hypertension
Tradjenta (linagliptin)
For the treatment of type II diabetes
Trazadone 150mg
Generic equivalent of Desyrel 7
Trelstar Depot (triptorelin pamoate)
For the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer
Trelstar LA (triptorelin pamoate)
Intramuscular injection for the treatment of advanced stage prostate cancer
Trivora-21 and Trivora-28
Generic equivalents of levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol
Ultresa (pancrelipase) delayed-release capsules
For the treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency due to cystic fibrosis or other conditions
Verapamil
Generic equivalent of Knoll's Isoptin SR and Searle's Calan SR
Viadur (leuprolide acetate implant)
For pain relief in men with advanced prostate cancer
Victoza (liraglutide)
For the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus
Viokace (pancrelipase) tablets
For the treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency due to chronic pancreatitis or pancreatectomy
Vivelle (estradiol transdermal system)
Treatment for moderate and severe vasomotor menopausal symptoms
Vivelle (estradiol transdermal system)
For the prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis
Vogelxo (testosterone) gel
For males with a deficiency or absence of endogenous testosterone
Welchol (colesevelam hydrochloride)
For the improvement of glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Western blot confirmatory device
Confirmatory test for HIV
Xeloda
Treatment for advanced breast cancer tumors
Xenical/Orlistat Capsules
Treatment for obesity management
Zemplar
Treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism associated with chronic renal failure
Zenapax
Treatment to prevent rejection of kidney transplants
Zerit (stavudine)
Treatment for infants and children infected with HIV
Zoladex (10.8 mg goserelin acetate implant)
Treatment for advanced prostate cancer
Zometa (zoledronic acid)
For the treatment of hypercalcemia of malignancy


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FDA Approved Diabetes Drugs & Endocrinology Drugs Listings:

The rules of principle for evaluating MediLexicon's FDA diabetes drugs & endocrinology drugs listings adhere to the FDA definitions of a new drug approval or a new molecular entity, and the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development.

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New Molecular Entities (NME): these NME's are described as a medication containing an active substance that have never previously approved in the US for marketing in any manner, shape or form (as defined by the FDA). In addition to this, there is also the inclusion of some FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) approved recombinant proteins and biologics.

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