dapagliflozin

noun

dap·​a·​gli·​flo·​zin ˌda-pə-glə-ˈflō-zən How to pronounce dapagliflozin (audio)
: a drug C21H25ClO6·C3H8O2·H2O that lowers blood sugar by reducing the reabsorption of glucose from the kidneys and is taken orally to treat type 2 diabetes

Note: Dapagliflozin is marketed under the trademark Farxiga.

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“Dapagliflozin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dapagliflozin. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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