hypoglycaemic agent


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Noun1.hypoglycaemic agent - any of various agents that decrease the level of glucose in the blood and are used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus
Orinase, tolbutamide - sulfonylurea; an oral antidiabetic drug (trade name Orinase) used in the treatment of adult-onset diabetes mellitus
insulin - hormone secreted by the isles of Langerhans in the pancreas; regulates storage of glycogen in the liver and accelerates oxidation of sugar in cells
agent - a substance that exerts some force or effect
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Only patients with either Type One or Type Two Diabetes who had experienced an episode of inpatient hypoglycaemia, and who were prescribed an oral hypoglycaemic agent and/or insulin were included in the study.
Professor Hussein Ammar, from the department of pharmaceutical sciences at the National Research Centre in Cairo, said that his team has been working with a drug called glipizide, a commonly used hypoglycaemic agent.
Cycloset is indicated across a broad patient population as a monotherapy or as an adjunctive therapy to sulfonylurea, metformin plus sulfonylurea, and single or dual oral hypoglycaemic agent therapies.
Cycloset improves glycemic control across a broad patient population as a monotherapy or as an adjunctive therapy to sulfonylurea, metformin plus sulfonylurea, and single or dual oral hypoglycaemic agent therapies.
In Cwm Taf Health Board, the error rate for patients who were treated with oral hypoglycaemic agents, to control their blood sugar levels, was 60% and the insulin error rate ranged from 23% at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital to 64% at Prince Charles Hospital.
Jamal said during five days of Hajj it is difficult to carry Insulin and if the patient is taking combination of Insulin and Oral hypoglycaemic agents, the dose of Insulin can be omitted and dose of Oral agents can be increased.