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ATC Level5: A10BB02 - Chlorpropamide

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    - Chlorpropamide belongs to a group of medications called sulfonylureas . It is used to lower blood sugar for people with type 2 diabetes when diet, exercise, and weight loss have not controlled blood sugar well enough. It works by stimulating the release of insulin, which lowers blood sugar and helps to make the body more sensitive to the effects of insulin. This medication usually starts to work within 1 week, but it may take up to 4 weeks to see its full effect. Your doctor may have... - DESCRIPTION Chlorpropamide is an oral blood-glucose-lowering drug of the sulfonylurea class. Chlorpropamide, USP is a white, crystalline powder, that has a slight odor. It is practically insoluble in water, but is soluble in alcohol. Chemically, it is 4-chloro- N -[(propyl-amino)carbonyl] benzene sulfonamide which may be represented by the following structure: Chlorpropamide is supplied as compressed... - Chlorpropamide is used with a proper diet and exercise program to control high blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes (non- insulin -dependent diabetes ). It may also be used with other diabetes medications . Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs, and sexual function problems. Proper control of diabetes may also lessen your risk of a heart attack or stroke . Chlorpropamide belongs to the class of drugs known as... - Chlorpropamide is used with a proper diet and exercise program to control high blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes (non- insulin -dependent diabetes ). It may also be used with other diabetes medications . Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs, and sexual function problems. Proper control of diabetes may also lessen your risk of a heart attack or stroke . Chlorpropamide belongs to the class of drugs known as... - Chlorpropamide is used with a proper diet and exercise program to control high blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes (non- insulin -dependent diabetes ). It may also be used with other diabetes medications . Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs, and sexual function problems. Proper control of diabetes may also lessen your risk of a heart attack or stroke . Chlorpropamide belongs to the class of drugs known as... - Chlorpropamide is used with a proper diet and exercise program to control high blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes (non- insulin -dependent diabetes ). It may also be used with other diabetes medications . Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs, and sexual function problems. Proper control of diabetes may also lessen your risk of a heart attack or stroke . Chlorpropamide belongs to the class of drugs known as...

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