glimepiride

noun
gli·​mep·​i·​ride | \ gli-ˈmep-ə-ˌrīd How to pronounce glimepiride (audio) \

Medical Definition of glimepiride

: a sulfonylurea drug C24H34N4O5S that functions chiefly in stimulating the release of insulin from pancreatic beta cells and is taken orally in the treatment of type 2 diabetes

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“Glimepiride.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/glimepiride. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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