HyperDic: antidiabetic_drug

English > 1 sense of the expression antidiabetic drug:
NOUNartifactantidiabetic drug, antidiabetica drug used to treat diabetes mellitus
English > antidiabetic drug: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA drug used to treat diabetes mellitus.
Synonymantidiabetic
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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