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Chlorpropamide + Phenformin

Information about Chlorpropamide + Phenformin

Chlorpropamide + Phenformin Uses

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

How Chlorpropamide + Phenformin works

Chlorpropamide + Phenformin 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 glucose level), Taste change, Stomach pain, Diarrhea, Headache, Upper respiratory tract infection, Lactic acidosis
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Available Medicine for Chlorpropamide + Phenformin

ChlorforminCadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
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