glitazone

noun

glit·​a·​zone ˈglit-ə-ˌzōn How to pronounce glitazone (audio)
: thiazolidinedione
The diabetes drugs called glitazones gained federal approval because they lower blood sugar, but experts continue to debate whether they help or harm patients with diabetes.Joe Rojas-Burke, The Oregonian (Portland, Oregon)

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“Glitazone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/glitazone. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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