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[klawr-prop-uh-mahyd, -proh-puh-, klohr-] /klɔrˈprɒp əˌmaɪd, -ˈproʊ pə-, kloʊr-/

noun, Pharmacology.
an oral hypoglycemic substance, C 10 H 13 ClN 2 O 3 S, used to augment insulin secretion in the treatment of certain kinds of diabetes mellitus.
a sulfonylurea drug that reduces blood glucose and is administered orally in the treatment of diabetes mellitus. Formula: C10H13ClN2O3S

chlorpropamide chlor·pro·pa·mide (klôr-prō’pə-mīd’)
An orally effective hypoglycemic agent, related chemically and pharmacologically to tolbutamide and used in controlling hyperglycemia in certain cases of diabetes mellitus.


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