chlorpropamide

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chlorpropamide

 [klor-pro´pah-mīd]
an oral sulfonylureahypoglycemic agent useful in treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus in the adult whose condition is stabilized; it is contraindicated in patients with impairment of renal, thyroid, or hepatic function. Dosage is individually adjusted.

chlorpropamide

(klôr-prō′pə-mīd′)
n.
A long-acting sulfonylurea drug, C10H13ClN2O3S, used to treat type 2 diabetes.

chlorpropamide

Endocrinology An oral sulfonylurea hypoglycemic, structurally related to tolbutamide, which ↑ release of insulin from beta islet cells in Pts with type 2 DM