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We have provided here pharmacology mnemonics for diabetes drug classification.
Oral anti-diabetic drug classification:
Pharmacology mnemonics for oral anti-diabetic drug classification- M S D B A T A D S
- If you are thinking about Type-2 diabetes mellitus, insulin resistance is the main problem.
- Physical activity can deal with insulin resistance. Body muscle can effectively use the glucose while doing the physical exercise.
- Cricket is an international game which involves physical activity helpful for diabetics also (Link). Of course every out door game involves physical activity/exercise. For this purpose I used cricket.
- Mahendra Singh Dhoni, a famous Indian cricketer. (Keyword(MSD)- M S Dhoni).
- Cricket is played using a bat (Keyword(BAT)- BAT)
- MS Dhoni, a famous Indian cricketer and captain, most deserved player for branding the advertisements (Keyword(ADS)- ADvertisementS)
Now the anti-diabetics drug classification mnemonic created by these keywords. (Mahendra Singh Dhoni, BAT, Advertisements)
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, BAT, ADS
M- Meglitinides/Phenylalanine analouges
D- DPP4 (Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4) Inhibitors
A- Alpha(a) Glucosidase Inhibitors (‘A’ from BAT, written here)
A- Amylin analogues
D- Dopamine 2 (D2) receptor agonist
S- Sodium Glucose Co-transporter 2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors.
Note: M S D drugs enhance the insulin secretion,
B T ( B- Biguanides & Thiazolidinediones) helps to overcome the insulin resistance.
Remaining A A D S drugs miscellaneous drugs having different types of mechanism of action.
I hope by this explanation, you definitely remember the diabetic drug classification forever.
Remember, anyone can make mnemonics, it is not a tough job. But creating a remembering link between mnemonics and its information matters here.