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a sulfonylurea used as a hypoglycemic in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus whose blood glucose cannot be controlled by diet and exercise alone. The monosodium salt is used to test for insulinoma and diabetes mellitus.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A sulfonylurea drug, C12H18N2O3S, used to treat type 2 diabetes.
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tolbutamideA drug used in the treatment of maturity-onset, non-insulin-dependent DIABETES. A brand name is Rastinon.
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