HyperDic: tolbutamide

English > 1 sense of the word tolbutamide:
NOUNartifacttolbutamide, Orinasesulfonylurea
English > tolbutamide: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningsulfonylurea; an oral antidiabetic drug (trade name Orinase) used in the treatment of adult-onset diabetes mellitus.
SynonymOrinase
Broaderhypoglycemic agent, hypoglycaemic agentAny of various agents that decrease the level of glucose in the blood and are used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus
sulfonylureaantidiabetic consisting of any of several drugs that reduce the level of glucose in the blood
Spanishtolbutamida
Catalantolbutamida

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