miglitol

noun
mig·​li·​tol | \ˈmi-glə-ˌtȯl \

Medical Definition of miglitol 

: an antidiabetic drug C8H17NO5 that is taken orally as a tablet in the treatment of type 2 diabetes and acts to slow the absorption of glucose in the small intestine by inhibiting enzymes that break down complex carbohydrates

Note: Miglitol is marketed under the trademark Glyset.

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