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Diabinese Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Chlorpropamide is in a class of drugs known as sulfonylureas. It is used to help control blood sugar levels. It is used to treat type 2 diabetes along with diet, exercise, and insulin therapy, if necessary.

Diabinese Dosage

  • For adults, the usual starting dose is 250 milligrams per day divided into smaller doses.
  • For children, safety and effectiveness have not been established.

Uses of Diabinese

  • Diabinese is an oral antidiabetic medication used to treat type 2 diabetes.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Diabinese

Before taken Diabinese medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Diabinese. Side effects may include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Hunger
  • Itching
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Stomach upset
  • Vomiting

Warnings and precautions before taking Diabinese:

  • Before taking chlorpropamide, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to it; or to other sulfonylurea drugs; or if you have any other allergies.
  • This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, you should consult your doctor if you have certain metabolic condition.
  • Before using this medication, you should tell your doctor your medical history, especially if you have kidney disease, liver disease, thyroid problems, poor diet, irregular eating patterns, certain hormonal conditions.
  • After taken this medicine, then you may feel dizzy, or drowsiness. So you should not participate in any activities that require alertness such as driving and operate machinery.

Drug Interaction :-If you are taking Diabinese with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Diabinese with the following:

  • Anabolic steroids
  • Barbiturates such as Seconal
  • Coumarin
  • Diuretics such as Diuril and HydroDIURIL
  • Epinephrine
  • Isoniazid
  • Major tranquilizers such as Mellaril and Thorazine
  • Nicotinic acid
  • Oral contraceptives

After taken Diabinese if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Diabinese overdose include

  • Hunger
  • Nausea
  • Anxiety
  • Cold sweats
  • Weakness
  • Drowsiness
  • Unconsciousness

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