Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Tolinase

Descriptions


Tolazamide is used to treat high blood sugar levels caused by a type of diabetes mellitus (sugar diabetes) called type 2 diabetes. In type 2 diabetes, your body does not work properly to store excess sugar and the sugar remains in your bloodstream. Chronic high blood sugar can lead to serious health problems in the future .

Proper diet is the first step in managing type 2 diabetes, but often medicines are needed to help your body. Tolazamide belongs to a class of drugs called sulfonylureas. It causes your pancreas to release more insulin into the blood stream .

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription .

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet