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tolbutamide

 [tol-bu´tah-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. The monosodium salt is used to test for insulinoma and diabetes mellitus.

tolbutamide

(tŏl-byo͞o′tə-mīd′)
n.
A sulfonylurea drug, C12H18N2O3S, used to treat type 2 diabetes.

tolbutamide

A drug used in the treatment of maturity-onset, non-insulin-dependent DIABETES. A brand name is Rastinon.