tolbutamide

A sulphonylurea that will bind to SUR and enhance insulin release from pancreatic B cells. Used in Type II diabetes (as are a number of similar drugs).

tolbutamide

[n] - sulfonylurea
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tolbutamide

an oral medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes. It lowers blood glucose by helping the pancreas make more insulin and by helping the body better use the insulin it makes. Belongs to the class of medicines called sulfonylureas. (Brand name: Orinase.)
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tolbutamide

<drug> An oral hypoglycemic agent (a prescription drug that people take to lower the level of glucose in the blood). The pills work for some people whose pancreas still makes some insulin. They can help the body in several ways, such as by causing the cells in the pancreas to release more insulin. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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tolbutamide

Orinase noun sulfonylurea; an oral antidiabetic drug (trade name Orinase) used in the treatment of adult-onset diabetes mellitus
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tolbutamide

(tol-bu´tә-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.
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tolbutamide

drug used in the treatment of type II (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes. Tolbutamide stimulates the release of insulin from the pancreas, thereby ...
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Tolbutamide

A pill taken to lower the level of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Only some people with noninsulin-dependent diabetes take these pills. See also: Oral hypoglycemic agents. (Orinase™)
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Tolbutamide

A pill taken to lower the level of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Only some people with noninsulin-dependent diabetes take these pills. See also: Oral hypoglycemic agents. (Orinase)
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Tolbutamide

Tolbutamide is a first-generation potassium channel blocker, sulfonylurea oral hypoglycemic drug sold under the brand name Orinase. This drug may be used in the management of type 2 diabetes if diet alone is not effective. Tolbutamide stimulates the secretion of insulin by the pancreas. Since the pancreas must synthesize insulin for this drug to w...
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tolbutamide

an oral medicine used to treat Type 2 diabetes. It lowers blood glucose by helping the pancreas make more
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