Chlorpropamide

==Mechanism of action== Like other sulfonylureas, chlorpropamide acts to increase the secretion of insulin, so it is only effective in patients who have some pancreatic beta cell function. It can cause relatively long episodes of hypoglycemia; this is one reason why shorter-acting sulfonylureas such as gliclazide or tolbutamide are used instead. T...
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Chlorpropamide

a pill taken to lower the level of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Only people with Type 2 diabetes take these pills. They are inappropriate for Type 1 diabetics as they increase the beta cell output of insulin which is normally missing in Type 1 diabetics due to beta cell destruction; there is no insulin production to be increased. See also: Ora......
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chlorpropamide

<chemical> A sulfonylurea hypoglycaemic agent used in the treatment of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus not responding to dietary modification. ... Pharmacological action: hypoglycaemic agents. ... Chemical name: Benzenesulfonamide, 4-chloro-N-((propylamino)carbonyl)- ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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chlorpropamide

(klor-pro´pә-mīd) an oral sulfonylureahypoglycemic agent useful in treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus in the adult whose condition is stabilized; it is contraindicated in patients with impairment of renal, thyroid, or hepatic function.
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Chlorpropamide

A pill taken to lower the level of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Only some people with noninsulin-dependent diabetes take these pills. See also: Oral hypoglycemic agents One of the sulfonylureas. (Diabinese™)
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chlorpropamide

an oral medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes. It lowers blood glucose levels by helping the pancreas make more insulin and by helping the body better use the insulin it makes. Belongs to the class of medicines called sulfonylureas. (Brand name: Diabinese.)
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chlorpropamide

an oral medicine used to treat Type 2 diabetes. It lowers blood glucose levels by helping the pancreas
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