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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