Table 2

The use of diabetic treatment drugs and antihypertensive drugs before and after the earthquake and their percentage changes

BeforeAfter% Change
Hypoglycaemic agents
 Sulfonylureas2616−38.5
 Glinides2718−33.3
 α-Glucosidase inhibitors29290
 Biguanides4428−36.4
 Pioglitazone2818−35.7
 DPP-4 inhibitors2215−31.8
 Insulin therapies2617−34.6
 GLP-1 analogues20−100.0
Antihypertensive agents
 RAS inhibitors367−80.6
 CCBs3222−31.3
 Diuretics237−69.6
 Others153−80.0
  • CCB, calcium channel blocker; DPP-4, dipeptidyl peptidase-4; GLP-1, glucagon-like polypeptide-1; RAS, renin–angiotensin system.