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    Chlorpropamide + Phenformin

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    Chlorpropamide + phenformin uses

    Chlorpropamide+Phenformin is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

    How chlorpropamide + phenformin works

    This 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.

    Common side effects of chlorpropamide + phenformin

    Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Taste change, Stomach pain, Diarrhea, Headache, Upper respiratory tract infection, Lactic acidosis
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    Dr. Anuj Saini
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    24 Oct 2019 | 04:25 PM (IST)
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    Content on this page was last updated on 24 October, 2019, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)