Tolbutamide OverviewTolbutamide is a first-generation potassium channel blocker, sulfonylurea oral hypoglycemic medication. This drug may be used in the management of type 2 diabetes if diet alone is not effective. Tolbutamide stimulates the secretion of insulin by the pancreas. It is not routinely used due to a higher incidence of adverse effects compared to newer, second-generation sulfonylureas, such as Glibenclamide. It generally has a short duration of action due to its rapid metabolism, so is safe for use ...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Tablet: 250mg, 500mg
NDC Database Records for Tolbutamide: (1 result)Sorted by National Drug Code
- 0378-0215 Tolbutamide 500 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Other drugs which contain Tolbutamide or a similar ingredient: (1 result)
- ORINASE Tolbutamide