tolazamide


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tolazamide

 [tol-az´ah-mīd]
a sulfonylurea used as a hypoglycemic in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus whose blood glucose cannot be controlled by diet and exercise alone.

tolazamide

/tol·az·amide/ (tol-az´ah-mīd) a sulfonylurea used as a hypoglycemic in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

TOLAZamide

[tolaz′əmīd]
an oral sulfonylurea antidiabetic agent.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of stable or type 2 diabetes and for some patients sensitive to other types of sulfonylureas or who have failed to respond to other similar drugs.
contraindications Unstable diabetes, serious impairment of renal, hepatic, or thyroid function, pregnancy, or known hypersensitivity to this drug or other sulfonylurea medications prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse effects are hypoglycemia and skin reactions. Blood dyscrasias may occur.

tolazamide (tōlaz´əmīd),

n brand name: Tolinase;
drug class: sulfonylurea (first generation) oral antidiabetic;
action: causes functioning beta cells in pancreas to release insulin, leading to drop in blood glucose levels;
use: treatment of type II diabetes mellitus.

tolazamide

a first generation sulfonylurea derivative, used as a hypoglycemic agent in the treatment of diabetes mellitus.
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Other Names for This Medicine Generic Name Brand Name acetohexamide Dymelor chlorpropamide Diabinese glimepiride Amaryl glipizide Glucotrol, Glucotrol XL glyburide DiaBeta, Glynase PresTab, Micronase tolazamide Tolinase tolbutamide Orinase