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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A long-acting sulfonylurea drug, C10H13ClN2O3S, used to treat non-insulin-dependent diabetes.

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  • noun A sulfonylurea antidiabetic drug.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[chlor(o)– + prop(yl) + (sulfon)amide.]

Examples

  • Metformin and sulfonylurea drugs -- the latter a class of diabetes drugs including glyburide, glipizide, chlorpropamide, tolbutamide and tolazamide -- are often among the first medications prescribed to lower blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes.

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  • (I just saw today in a pharmacy that there IS Metformin in Uganda - Samson only uses chlorpropamide and insulin) - we tlaked alot about which foods are better and worse - it was just so great.

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  • Two major drug classes that have been in use for some decades are biguanides (metformin) and sulphonylureas (eg: - chlorpropamide, gliclazide and glyburide).

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  • Sulfonylureas include drugs like acetohexamide (Dymelor), chlorpropamide (Diabinese), tolazamide (Tolinase), tolbutamide (Orinase), glipizide (Glucotrol and Glucotrol XL), glyburide (DiaBeta, Micronase, and Glynase PresTab) and glimepiride (Amaryl).

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