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Mitiglinide
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(2S)-2-benzyl-4-[(3aR,7a S)-octahydro-2H-isoindol- 2-yl]-4-oxobutanoic acid
Identifiers
CAS number 207844-01-7
ATC code A10BX08
PubChem 121891
Chemical data
Formula C 19H25NO3  
Mol. mass 315.41 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism  ?
Half life  ?
Excretion  ?
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status
Routes oral

Mitiglinide (INN, trade name Glufast) is a drug for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.[1]

Mitiglinide belongs to the meglitinide class of blood glucose-lowering drugs and is currently co-marketed in Japan by Kissei and Takeda. The North America rights to mitiglinide are held by Elixir Pharmaceuticals. Mitiglinide has not yet gained FDA approval.

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Pharmacology

Mitiglinide is thought to stimulate insulin secretion by closing the ATP-sensitive K(+) K(ATP) channels in pancreatic beta-cells.

Dosage

Mitiglinide is delivered in tablet form.

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