Tolbutamide meaning

tŏl-byo͝otə-mīd
A long-acting sulfonylurea drug, C12 H18 N2 O3 S, used to treat non-insulin-dependent diabetes.
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An oral drug, C12H18N2O3S, that stimulates the pancreas to secrete more insulin, used to treat diabetes.
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A sulfonylurea drug, C12 H18 N2 O3 S, used to treat type 2 diabetes.
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A drug that blocks potassium channels, used in the treatment of diabetes.
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Origin of tolbutamide

  • tol(u) but– amide

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition