Glycoside Hydrolase Inhibitors
Compounds that inhibit or block the activity of GLYCOSIDE HYDROLASES such as ALPHA-AMYLASES and APHA-GLUCOSIDASES.
|Drug||Drug Name||Drug Description|
|DB00284||Acarbose||An alpha-glucosidase inhibitor used in conjunction with diet and exercise for management of type II diabetes mellitus.|
|DB00491||Miglitol||An oral alpha-glucosidase inhibitor used to improve glycemic control by delaying the digestion of carbohydrates.|
|DB04878||Voglibose||For the treatment of diabetes. It is specifically used for lowering post-prandial blood glucose levels thereby reducing the risk of macrovascular complications.|
|DB00419||Miglustat||A glucosylceramide synthase inhibitor used for the management of mild to moderate type I Gaucher disease for patients who are not candidates for whole enzyme replacement.|