Saxagliptin/metformin immediate release

Drug Profile

Saxagliptin/metformin immediate release

Alternative Names: Kombiglyze; Komboglyze; Metformin immediate release/saxagliptin; Metformin IR/saxagliptin; Onglyza/metformin IR FDC; Saxagliptin/metformin IR

Latest Information Update: 11 Jul 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Developer AstraZeneca
  • Class Adamantanes; Antihyperglycaemics; Biguanides; Dipeptides; Insulin sensitisers; Nitriles; Organic bridged compounds; Piperidines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action AMP activated protein kinase stimulants; CD26 antigen inhibitors; Gluconeogenesis inhibitors; Glucose modulators
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Most Recent Events

  • 11 Jul 2017 Saxagliptin/metformin immediate release is still in Preregistration for Type-2 diabetes mellitus in China (AstraZeneca pipeline, July 2017)
  • 01 Feb 2014 AstraZeneca acquires saxagliptin/metformin immediate release from Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • 31 Dec 2013 Preregistration for Type-2 diabetes mellitus in China (PO)
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