antidiabetic drug

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Noun1.antidiabetic drug - a drug used to treat diabetes mellitusantidiabetic drug - a drug used to treat diabetes mellitus
glipizide, Glucotrol - an oral antidiabetic drug (trade name Glucotrol) that stimulates the release of insulin from the pancreas
DiaBeta, glyburide, Micronase - an oral antidiabetic drug (trade names DiaBeta and Micronase) that stimulates the release of insulin from the pancreas
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Glucophage, metformin - an antidiabetic drug (trade name Glucophage) prescribed to treat type II diabetes
sulfonylurea - antidiabetic consisting of any of several drugs that reduce the level of glucose in the blood; used to treat diabetes mellitus
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The antidiabetic drug metformin lowers insulin levels, as well as androgen and cholesterol levels, and helps to prevent diabetes developing.
An article published in European Urology reports the outcome of a Swiss trial involving men with castration-resistant prostate cancer (defined as a testosterone level of less than 50 ng/dL with progressive disease) who were given the antidiabetic drug metformin.
According to MacLean, a final piece of evidence indicating that obesity and overfeeding during the menopausal transition converge to promote tumour growth and progression was that the antidiabetic drug metformin reduced tumour burden in obese rats after surgical ovariectomy.
5 mg/kg), a standard antidiabetic drug of the sulfonylurea class.
Adjudication of 652 claims-identified acute pancreatitis cases resulted in 40 confirmed acute pancreatitis cases in the BYETTA initiators and 254 confirmed cases in the other antidiabetic drug initiators.
Gliclazide-Controlled Release Tablets is a modified controlled-release antidiabetic drug to treat type 2 diabetes.
The statistically undifferentiated groups of metoprolol and nebivolol-treated as the percentages of oral antidiabetic drug users, diet-limited oral antidiabetic drug users and only diet-limited patients, subsidized the exclusion of the probable effects of diet on ADMA levels.
The results of DUR studies on antidiabetic agents will enable researchers and health care policy makers to determine the economic impact of changes in antidiabetic drug prescribing, with the ultimate goal to ensure safe, effective and efficient use of scarce resources (Truter, 1998:118).
The average improvement of 25 mg/dL "is about what you can get with an antidiabetic drug like Metformin," she said.
There have been no clinical studies establishing conclusive evidence of macrovascular risk reduction with BYDUREON or any other antidiabetic drug.
Pasquel of Emory University, Atlanta, and his colleagues conducted a randomized clinical trial evaluating the comparative safety and effectiveness of basal insulin or an oral antidiabetic drug (OAD) for 26 weeks (BMJ Open Diab Res Care.