This invention provides a pharmaceutical agent containing, in combination,
a sulfonamide compound and other therapeutic agent, preferably, at least
one compound represented by the formula (I): R.sup.1--SO.sub.2--NH--CO-A.-
sup.1-CH.sub.2--R.sup.2 [each symbol is as defined in the specification]
or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and at least one
pharmaceutical agent selected from the group consisting of an
.alpha.-glucosidase inhibitor, an insulin secretagogue, a sulfonylurea
and a biguanide, which has a superior therapeutic effect.