HyperDic: antidiabetic

English > 1 sense of the word antidiabetic:
NOUNartifactantidiabetic, antidiabetic druga drug used to treat diabetes mellitus
English > antidiabetic: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA drug used to treat diabetes mellitus.
Synonymantidiabetic drug
Narrowerglipizide, GlucotrolAn oral antidiabetic drug (trade name Glucotrol) that stimulates the release of insulin from the pancreas
glyburide, DiaBeta, MicronaseAn oral antidiabetic drug (trade names DiaBeta and Micronase) that stimulates the release of insulin from the pancreas
metformin, GlucophageAn antidiabetic drug (trade name Glucophage) prescribed to treat type II diabetes
sulfonylureaantidiabetic consisting of any of several drugs that reduce the level of glucose in the blood
Broadermedicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

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