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Chlorformin 25mg/50mg tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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Chlorformin 25mg/50mg 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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Chlorformin 25mg/50mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION FOR CHLORFORMIN

Chlorpropamide(25 mg)

Uses

Chlorpropamide is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes

How it works

Chlorpropamide increases the amount of insulin released by the pancreas, which in turn lowers the blood glucose levels.

Common side effects

Hypoglycemia (Low blood sugar level), Nausea, Headache, Dizziness
Phenformin(50 mg)

Uses

Phenformin is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes

How it works

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

Common side effects

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

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Expert advice FOR CHLORFORMIN

  • The most common and serious side effect is hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level). If you consume excessive alcohol or if you have irregular dietary patterns, you are at an increased risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level). Do not skip meals when taking this medicine.
  • Please be aware of signs and symptoms of low blood sugar (dizziness, tremor, sweating, headache).
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Tell your doctor if you are planning to get pregnant or pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • It should be avoided or use with caution if you are also taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAIDs), alcohol, β-blockers and ACE inhibitors.
  • Do not change the dose without consulting your doctor.

Frequently asked questions FOR CHLORFORMIN

Chlorpropamide

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Is chlorpropamide a sulfa drug?
Yes, chlorpropamide is a sulfa drug that belongs to a group called sulphonylureas

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What is chlorpropamide used for?
Chlorpropamide is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes

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How does chlorpropamide work?
Chlorpropamide stimulates the release of insulin from pancreas which helps in lowering of blood glucose level.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)