Gyne Lotrimin

Orinase Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Orinase® helps to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. It increases the amount of insulin released from the pancreas and also helps your body to use insulin more efficiently.

Orinase Dosage

  • The usual starting dosage is 1 to 2 grams daily.

Uses of Orinase

  • Tolbutamide is used with diet and exercise to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus.
  • Tolbutamide may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Orinase

Before taken Orinase 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 Orinase. Side effects may include:

  • Bloating
  • Heartburn
  • Nausea
  • Cold sweat
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Nervousness
  • Coma
  • Pale skin
  • Seizures

Warnings and precautions before taking Orinase:

  • If you are taking Orinase drug, then it may lead to more heart problems. So if you have heart condition, then you should consult with your doctor.
  • If you are taking Orinase, then you should check your blood or urine periodically for abnormal sugar levels.

Drug Interaction :- If you are taking Orinase 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 Orinase with the following:

  • Adrenal corticosteroids such as prednisone and cortisone
  • Barbiturates such as Amytal, Seconal, and phenobarbital
  • Calcium channel blockers such as Cardizem and Procardia
  • Epinephrine Furosemide
  • Isoniazid
  • Major tranquilizers such as Stelazine and Mellaril
  • Niacin

After taken Orinase 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 Orinase overdose include:

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

To access our dictionary, click on the first letter of the drug name:

A :: B :: C :: D :: E :: F :: G :: H :: I :: J :: K :: L :: M :: N :: O :: P :: Q :: R :: S :: T :: U :: V :: W :: X :: Y :: Z


Drugs || Contact Us ||

(c)Copyright Drugsdiary.org All rights reserved.

Disclaimer - The information on this site is for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. Visitors on this site are urged to consult with their healthcare practitioner in all instances. We will not be liable for any complications, or other medical accidents arising from the use of any information on this web site.