Alogliptin is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. It works by regulating the levels of insulin your body produces after eating. Alogliptin is for people with type 2 diabetes. Alogliptin is sometimes used in combination with other diabetes medications, but is not for treating type 1 diabetes. Alogliptin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Alogliptin is a drug found in a class of drugs known as gliptins. The drug is an oral diabetes medicine used to help regulate the amount of blood sugar in the body. It functions by controlling the amount of insulin in the body that is produced after taking a meal. The drug treats diabetes type 2. Alogliptin cannot treat type 1 diabetes.