pramlintide

noun

pram·​lin·​tide ˈpram-lin-ˌtīd How to pronounce pramlintide (audio)
: a synthetic amylin analog that is administered by injection in the form of its acetate C171H267N51O53S2·C2H4O2 and is used with insulin therapy to lower blood sugar levels in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Note: Pramlintide is marketed under the trademark Symlin.

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“Pramlintide.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pramlintide. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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