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An injectable drug that is a synthetic analog of the hormone amylin, used in the form of its acetate salt to treat type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

[pram-, of unknown origin + -lintide, amylin derivative or mimic suffix ((amy)lin + (pep)tide).]


n pramlintida
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Pramlintide acetate as adjunctive therapy for insulin-treated diabetes was considered to not be approvable at this time by a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel.
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Symlin should not be used if patients cannot tell when their blood sugar is low, have gastroparesis (slow stomach emptying) or are allergic to pramlintide acetate, metacresol, D-mannitol, acetic acid or sodium acetate.