tolbutamide

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tolbutamide

[täl′byüd·ə‚mīd]
(pharmacology)
C12H18N2O3S A hypoglycemic drug effective when administered orally.
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Also inform them if you take tamoxifen (Nolvadex), which is given to treat breast cancer, the diabetes drug tolbutamide (Orinase), and the diuretic torsemide (Demadex), used to treat high blood pressure and prevent the fluid retention that occurs with heart disease.
They include drugs for high blood pressure (e.g., Minipress, Cardura, Hytrin), diabetes (e.g., Avandia, Diabinese, Orinase) and heart conditions (e.g., Inderal, Lopressor, Toprol, Tenormin).
In the 1950s, we saw the emergence of Orinase (tolbutamide), Terramycin (oxytetracycline), Chlor-Trimeton (chlorpheniramine), Cortone (cortisone acetate), and Transderm-Nitro (nitrogylcerin), to name a few life-saving advances.