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Chlorpropamide Coupon - Chlorpropamide 250mg tablet
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CHLORPROPAMIDE helps to treat type 2 diabetes. Treatment is combined with diet and exercise. This drug helps your body to use insulin better.
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What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress.

A test called the HbA1C (A1C) will be monitored. This is a simple blood test. It measures your blood sugar control over the last 2 to 3 months. You will receive this test every 3 to 6 months.

Learn how to check your blood sugar. Learn the symptoms of low and high blood sugar and how to manage them.

Always carry a quick-source of sugar with you in case you have symptoms of low blood sugar. Examples include hard sugar candy or glucose tablets. Make sure others know that you can choke if you eat or drink when you develop serious symptoms of low blood sugar, such as seizures or unconsciousness. They must get medical help at once.

Tell your doctor or health care professional if you have high blood sugar. You might need to change the dose of your medicine. If you are sick or exercising more than usual, you might need to change the dose of your medicine.

Do not skip meals. Ask your doctor or health care professional if you should avoid alcohol. Many nonprescription cough and cold products contain sugar or alcohol. These can affect blood sugar.

This medicine can make you more sensitive to the sun. Keep out of the sun. If you cannot avoid being in the sun, wear protective clothing and use sunscreen. Do not use sun lamps or tanning beds/booths.

Wear a medical ID bracelet or chain, and carry a card that describes your disease and details of your medicine and dosage times.

Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Rare

Abdominal or stomach pain

agitation

black, tarry stools

chills

clay-colored stools

coma

confusion

continuing diarrhea

continuing stomach pain

convulsions

dark urine

decreased urine output

depression

diarrhea

dizziness

fast or irregular heartbeat

fever

headache

hostility

increased thirst

irritability

itching

lethargy

loss of appetite

muscle pain or cramps

muscle twitching

nausea or vomiting

rapid weight gain

rash

seizures

shortness of breath

stupor

swelling of the face, ankles, or hands

unpleasant breath odor

unusual tiredness or weakness

vomiting of blood

yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

Anxiety

back, leg, or stomach pains

bleeding gums

blood in the urine or stools

blurred vision

chest pain

cold sweats

cool, pale skin

cough or hoarseness

depression

difficulty with breathing

fever with or without chills

fluid-filled skin blisters

general body swelling

general feeling of tiredness or weakness

headache

high fever

increased hunger

lower back or side pain

nervousness

nightmares

nosebleeds

painful or difficult urination

pinpoint red spots on the skin

sensitivity to the sun

shakiness

skin thinness

slurred speech

sore throat

sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth

swollen or painful glands

tightness in the chest

unusual bleeding or bruising

wheezing

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Indigestion

passing of gas

Less common

Hives or welts

redness of the skin

weight loss

Rare

Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin

cracks in the skin

loss of heat from the body

red, irritated eyes

red, swollen skin

scaly skin

Incidence not known

Increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight

redness or other discoloration of the skin

severe sunburn

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.