Tolazamide is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. This medication helps your body respond better to insulin produced by your pancreas. Tolazamide is used together with diet and exercise to treat type 2 diabetes. Other diabetes medicines are sometimes used in combination with tolazamide if needed. Tolazamide may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Tolazamide, brand name Tolinase, belongs to a group of drugs known as sulfonylureas. Tolazamide is used in treating type 2 diabetes in patients who are unable to control their blood sugar levels in the body by using a proper diet and some exercise. Tolazamide works by causing the pancreas to release insulin that helps in lowering blood sugar.