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n. a drug used to control high blood-glucose levels (hyperglycaemia) in patients with type 2 diabetes after diet control has failed (see sulphonylurea). It is administered by mouth; side-effects are hypoglycaemia, nausea and vomiting, and skin rash. Trade names: Glibenese, Minodiab.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


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