Luseogliflozin: First Global Approval.
Drugs. 2014 May 22;
Authors: Markham A, Elkinson S
Luseogliflozin [Lusefi(®) (Japan)] is an orally active second-generation sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor developed by Taisho Pharmaceutical for the treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The drug has received its first global approval for this indication in Japan, either as monotherapy or in combination with other antihyperglycaemic agents. This article summarises the milestones in the development of luseogliflozin leading to this first approval for the treatment of T2DM.
PMID: 24848756 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]