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Tolbutamide

TOLBUTAMIDE helps to treat type 2 diabetes. Treatment is combined with diet and exercise. This drug helps your body to use insulin better. Compare sulfonylureas.
Orinase Coupon - Orinase 500mg tablet
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Orinase Side Effects

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.

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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

chills

clay-colored stools

dark urine

diarrhea

dizziness

fever

headache

itching

loss of appetite

nausea

rash

unpleasant breath odor

unusual tiredness or weakness

vomiting of blood

Incidence not known

Agitation

back or leg pains

bleeding gums

blood in urine or stools

bloody, black, or tarry stools

chest pain

coma

confusion

convulsions

cough or hoarseness

decreased urine output

depression

difficulty breathing

fast or irregular heartbeat

fatigue

fever with or without chills

fluid-filled skin blisters

general body swelling

general feeling of tiredness or weakness

high fever

hostility

increased thirst

irritability

lethargy

light-colored stools

lower back or side pain

muscle pain or cramps

muscle twitching

nosebleeds

painful or difficult urination

pale skin

pinpoint red spots on skin

rapid weight gain

seizures

sensitivity to the sun

shortness of breath

sore throat

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

stupor

swelling of face, ankles, or hands

swollen or painful glands

tightness in the chest

unexplained bleeding or bruising

wheezing

yellow eyes or skin

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

Anxiety

blurred vision

cold sweats

cool, pale skin

increased hunger

nervousness

nightmares

shakiness

slurred speech

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

Belching

indigestion

pain in the chest below the breastbone

passing of gas

stomach pain, fullness, or discomfort

Less common

Flushing or redness of skin

unusually warm skin

Incidence not known

Change in taste or bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after)taste

increased sensitivity of skin to sunlight

redness or other discoloration of 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.

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