insulin glargine / lixisenatide
Suliqua is a medicine that is used together with metformin (another diabetes medicine), with or without SGLT-2 inhibitors (other diabetes medicines), for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes. It is used with appropriate diet and exercise to improve control of blood glucose (sugar) when the diabetes is not satisfactorily controlled.
The active substances in Suliqua are insulin glargine and lixisenatide.
Suliqua : EPAR - Medicine overview (PDF/145.65 KB)
First published: 30/03/2017
Last updated: 24/03/2020
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Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
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54 rue La Boetie
06/01/2022 Suliqua - EMEA/H/C/004243 - IB/0025
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Drugs used in diabetes
Suliqua is indicated for the treatment of adults with insufficiently controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus to improve glycaemic control as an adjunct to diet and exercise in addition to metformin with or without SGLT-2 inhibitors.