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Chlorformin 25 Mg/50 Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Chlorpropamide, Phenformin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Chlorformin 25 Mg/50 Mg Tablet is a long-acting first-generation sulfonylurea, which is used for controlling high blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. It is generally prescribed along with diet, exercise and sometimes with other medications. It comes as a tablet, to be consumed orally once a day along with breakfast. Since it has more side effects than benefits, it is no longer recommended and instead substitutes are prescribed.

Side effects to this medication include nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, dizziness, headache indigestion, passing of gas, weight loss, hives, rash, skin irritation and itching. It can also lead to serious side effects such as dark urine, fever, unusual bruising, bloody stools, yellowing of the skin and seizures. Seek immediate medical attention if you face any severe adverse affects from using this medication.

Do not use this medicine if you have type 1 diabetes; you have severe liver, kidney, thyroid, or endocrine problems; you are allergic to any of the ingredients. Consult a doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding; you have a history of liver, kidney, thyroid, or heart problems; you have stomach or bowel problems; you have a history of allergic reactions; if you are taking any other prescription or over the counter drug.

type diabetes

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Diabetologist before using this medicine.
  • Type 2 Diabetes

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Diabinese 250mg tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Diabinese 250mg 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.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Diabinese 250mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying renal disease. Please consult your doctor.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    You should skip a dose of Chlorpropamide , if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.

This medication is prescribed for the common treatment for diabetes mellitus type 2. It increases the secretion of insulin, which makes it a viable form of treatment for only those people who retain pancreatic beta-cell function.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

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