For Patients

FDA-Approved Diabetes Medicines

On this page, all insulins can be found, as well as diabetes drugs from 2002 to the present.

All FDA-approved medicines used in the treatment of diabetes are either taken orally, injected, or inhaled, and can be found at Drugs@FDA.

For Drug Labeling information, click on the hyperlinked brand name or go to DailyMed.

Brand NameGeneric NameApproval Date
Basaglarinsulin glargine injectionDecember 16, 2015 
Tresibainsulin degludec injection  September 25, 2015
Ryzodeginsulin aspart: insulin degludec September 25, 2015
Toujeoinsulin glargine injection February 25, 2015
LucentisranibizumabFebruary 6, 2015
Glyxambidisclaimer iconempagliflozin and linagliptin January, 2015
Trulicitydisclaimer iconduglaglutideSeptember 18, 2014
Invokametdisclaimer iconcanagliflozin and metformin hydrochlorideAugust 8, 2014
Jardianceempagliflozin August 1, 2014
Afrezza Inhalation Powderinsulin humanJune 27, 2014
TanzeumabliglutideMay 2014
FarxigadapaglifozinJanuary 2014
InvokanacanagliflozinMarch 29, 2013
Nesinaalogliptin benzoateJanuary 25,2013
Duetactpioglitazone hydrochloride and glimepirideJanuary 2013
Brand NameGeneric NameApproval Date
LucentisranibizumabAugust 2012
Janumet XRsitagliptin and metformin HCl extended-releaseFebruary 2012
Jentaduetolinagliptin plus metformin hydrochlorideFebruary 2012
Bydureonexenatide syntheticJanuary 2012
Juvisyncsitagliptin and simvastatinOctober 2011
TradjentalinagliptinMay 2011
Kombiglyze XRsaxagliptin/metformin hydrochloride extended-releaseNovember 2010
VictozaliraglutideJanuary 2010
OnglyzasaxagliptinJuly 2009
PrandiMetrepaglinide/metformin hydrochlorideJune 2008
Janumetsitagliptin/metformin HClMarch 2007
Januviasitagliptin phosphateOctober 2006
ACTOplus metpioglitazone hydrochloride and metformin hydrochlorideAugust 2005
Levemirinsulin detemirJune 2005
ByettaexenatideApril 2005
SymlinpramlintideMarch 2005
Apidrainsulin glulisineFebruary 2004
Metaglipglipizide/metformin HClOctober 2002
Avandametrosiglitazone maleate and metformin HCl)October 2002
Lantusinsulin glargineApril 2000
NovologInsulin aspartNovember 2001
Novolog 70/3070% insulin aspart protamine and 30% insulin aspartNovember 2001
Brand NameGeneric NameApproval Date
Humalog 75/2575% insulin lispro protamine and 25% insulin lisproDecember 1999
Humaloginsulin lisproJune 1996
Humalog 50/5050% insulin lispro protamine and 50% insulin lisproJune 1996
Novolin 70/3070% NPH and 30% regularJune 1991
Novolin Rregular (R)June 1991
Novolin NNPH (N)July 1991
Humulin 70/3070% NPH and 30% regularApril 1989
Humulin NNPH (N)October 1982
Humulin R 100Uregular (R) InsulinOctober 1982
Humulin R 500Uregular (R) Insulin (5 times concentration)October 1982

 

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