Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Chlorformin Tablet

Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Chlorformin Tablet side effects

Common
  • Taste change
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Lactic acidosis
  • Diarrhoea
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level)

How to use Chlorformin Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Chlorformin Tablet works

Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet is a combination of two anti-diabetic medicines: Chlorpropamide and Phenformin. Chlorpropamide works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose. Phenformin works by lowering glucose production in the liver, delaying glucose absorption from intestines and increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin. Together, they lower your blood glucose effectively.

Chlorformin Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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No alternate brands found for this medicine

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Chlorformin

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High cholesterol and lipid. Also type 2 diabetes under control. Vegetarian. Pls advise on dite
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Per day calorie intake should be between 1,500-1,800 calories with a proportion of 60:20:20 between carbohydrates, fats and proteins, respectively, take Healthy fats from raw nuts, olive oil, fish oils, flax seeds etc, fresh Fruits and vegetables,whole grains, legumes and other high-fibre diet, avoid refined carbohydrate diet,if u eat non veg u can take fish, poultry egg white, pulses whereas avoid red meat, avoid saturated fats like ghee, butter, avoid sweet foods, take small but frequent meals, supplements containing omega 3 fatty acids like Multivite fm omega capsule Quit smoking, avoid too much alcohol intake, find ways to reduce stress like meditation, yoga, etc. Moderate exercise daily like a brisk walk for 1 km. hope it helps
I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in January and I m taking medicine. Now it's under control. Can you suggest me a meal plan that I can go for to control my weight and diabetes. Thank you
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,egg, homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water.Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on shikhamishra.nutrition@gmail.com do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio or weights
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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