Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet

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Composition for Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet

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Uses of Chlorpropamide

Chlorpropamide is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Side effects of Chlorpropamide

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Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Nausea, Headache, Dizziness.

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How to use Chlorpropamide

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. It is better to take Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet with food.

How Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet works

Chlorpropamide is an anti-diabetic medication. It works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose.
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Uses of Phenformin

Phenformin is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Side effects of Phenformin

Common

Nausea, Altered taste, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Bloating, Loss of appetite.

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How to use Phenformin

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. It is better to take Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet with food.

How Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet works

Phenformin is an anti-diabetic medicine. It restores the body's ability to use insulin, lowering the blood sugar levels. It also decreases the amount of glucose absorbed from food in the intestine and decreases glucose production in the liver.

In Depth Information on Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Chlorpropamide

  • Chlorpropamide should be taken with food.
  • You may get symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) with Chlorpropamide. Symptoms are dizziness, nausea, tremor, sweating or confusion.
  • The risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) may increase if you miss or delay the meal, consume alcohol or use antidiabetic medication like insulin.
  • In most cases, the symptoms will quickly vanish if you take some kind of sugar (sugar candy/cubes).
  • It should be avoided or used with caution if you are also taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAIDs), alcohol, β-blockers and ACE inhibitors.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not change the dose without consulting your doctor.

Expert advice for Phenformin

  • Well tolerated antidiabetic medicine with a low risk of weight gain and hypoglycemia.
  • Can cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when used with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or if you delay or miss a meal. Get blood sugar levels checked at regular intervals and always keep a source of sugar with you for quick relief.
  • Take it with food to avoid stomach upset like nausea, gas, stomach pain and diarrhea. However, this usually gets relieved on its own. Contact your doctor if it persists for a long time.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a kidney disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • Can cause Vitamin B12 deficiency and symptoms of anemia like tiredness, pale skin, shortness of breath or headache. Inform your doctor as you may need supplements.
Warnings
Special precautions for Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as fl
ushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Chlorformin 25 mg/
50 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet alter
s the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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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.
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Liver
CAUTION
Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet should be used with caution i
n patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Chlorformin 25 mg/50 mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Chlorpropamide

Q. Is Chlorpropamide a sulfa drug?
Yes, Chlorpropamide is a sulfa drug that belongs to a group called sulphonylureas
Q. What is Chlorpropamide used for?
Chlorpropamide is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes
Q. How does Chlorpropamide work?
Chlorpropamide stimulates the release of insulin from pancreas which helps in lowering of blood glucose level.

Substitutes for Chlorformin

No substitutes found for this medicine
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