food interaction for DIABINESE
alcohol interaction for DIABINESE
pregnancy interaction for DIABINESE
lactation interaction for DIABINESE
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION for DIABINESE
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES for DIABINESENo substitutes found
- Dr. Atul LuthraMBBS, MD, DNB
- Dr. Manoj KumarMBBS, MD, Certification
- Dr. Rajesh KumarMBBS, MD, Diploma, CCT
- Dr. J. K. SharmaMBBS, MD, Fellowship, Fellowship, Fellowship, Fellowship
- Dr. Sanjay VermaMBBS, MD
Expert advice for DIABINESE
- You should be regularly monitored for blood glucose and glycosylated hemoglobin during chlorpropamide treatment.
- Take necessary precautions while using chlorpropamide as it may cause low blood sugar levels (symptoms: headache, hunger, sweating, confusion, irritability, dizziness, or feeling shaky). It is advisable to carry a reliable source of glucose (sugar, candy or juice) to avoid low blood sugar.
- Caution should be exercised if you are an elderly patient (? 65 years of age) and if you have cardiovascular disease.
- Do not drive or operate machinery as chlorpropamide may cause drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, or lightheadedness.
- Do not drink alcohol while taking chlorpropamide as it may worsen the side effects.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Frequently asked questions for DIABINESE
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.