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DIABINESE 250 MG TABLET

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Composition for DIABINESE

Chlorpropamide(250 mg)

food interaction for DIABINESE

alcohol interaction for DIABINESE

pregnancy interaction for DIABINESE

lactation interaction for DIABINESE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Diabinese 250 mg tablet with food.
Diabinese 250 mg tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
UNSAFE
Diabinese 250 mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Diabinese 250 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for DIABINESE

Chlorpropamide(250 mg)

Uses

Diabinese 250 mg tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

How it works

Diabinese 250 mg tablet increases the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose.

Common side effects

Pale red skin, Itching, Dizziness, Fall in blood sugar level, Headache, Indigestion, Skin redness, Weight loss

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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

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 16 July, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)